About Common Ground Updates

January 1, 2017

Common Ground Updates will arrive in your inbox toward the end of each month with quick, fresh news about how we and our member organizations are igniting positive change by transforming lives and strengthening community within Greater MKE. Scan the … Continue reading

South Side Indoor Sports Complex Action Sunday 8/14

August 13, 2016

Common Ground Leaders Ask For Neighborhood Investment in Mayor’s 2017 Budget. Join us this Sunday, August 14, 2016 3:00 PM KK Sports Center 3070 S 20th Street  

Interested in becoming a Common Ground Member?

September 2, 2015

              Check out our ‘Get Involved’ section here and see the ‘Learn how you or your group can join Common Ground’.  

$30 Million Breakthrough with Nationstar: Common Ground Receives, Accepts Credit

August 31, 2015

In a national ground-breaking agreement, Nationstar Mortgage has agreed to give the city of Milwaukee up to $30 million over three years to provide support for mortgage restructuring as well as to contribute $500,000 over three years to the city’s … Continue reading

IN THE NEWS: Common Ground Spreading the Word about Nationstar’s Mess in Milwaukee

March 23, 2015

  “‘The owners of the Bucks have never proven to anyone that they need public money. Nor do they deserve public money,’ said a statement by Jennifer O’Hear and Lloyd Johnson, who co-chair Common Ground’s Fair Play campaign.” In a … Continue reading

Friends of Common Ground

June 10, 2009

Common Ground has begun a Friends of Common Ground Campaign in order to raise $300,000 over the next three years to hire 1 1/2 new organizers to staff Common Ground. A Friends Committee of 7 leaders are conducting 50-60 individual … Continue reading

Thank You!

December 23, 2008

Thank you to all who helped launch Southeastern Wisconsin Common Ground this past year.  Your dedication, commitment and enthusiasm are greatly appreciated.  We look forward to continuing our work together in 2009.   Happy New Year!

Welcome to Common Ground

January 23, 2008

The Greater Milwaukee area has much to offer – and much to fix. We have a health care crisis, there aren’t enough jobs, and crime is out of hand. We created Common Ground to address these critical social issues. Our … Continue reading