TENacity: Celebrating 10 years of persevering for the Common Good

February 21, 2018

Where have the years gone?  Ten years is a substantial period of time;  yet in those 10-years that have flown by since the founding of Common Ground, substantial things have been accomplished. (Traducción al español a continuación) This is what … Continue reading

MKE Rising Evaluators bring positive change to Sherman Park.

June 27, 2017

Common Ground was the first new organization to directly address the foreclosure crisis in Sherman Park.  The initial goal was to prevent abandoned houses from becoming a drag on the surrounding area.  To do that effectively, a team of volunteers … Continue reading

Contribute to Friends of Common Ground today.

We’ve had significant victories since the beginning of 2017.  We’ve advanced our work to have safer guns manufactured.  We’ve worked beside new south side leaders to develop a real, organized and powerful voice for the Latino community.  We’ve established effective … Continue reading

Revitalization of the Washington High School outdoor sports facilities is gaining momentum!

May 23, 2017

Common Ground has committed to raise $500,000 for the revitalization of Washington High School’s outdoor sports facilities. Fundraising efforts are underway now. Donations are requested from Sherman Park businesses, residents, community leaders – and Common Ground members. A trust account … Continue reading

CG’s Watershed Team uses collaboration to reduce flood risk.

May 1, 2017

We’ve had a lot of rain in the past week, and that means worry about flooding and sewer overflows.  We can reduce this risk by using less water during periods of heavy rain.  CG’s Watershed Team has set up a … Continue reading

Common Ground Newsletter – Fall 2016

December 15, 2016

Reflections on the year 2016, updates on new caucuses, members and actions, as well as a few key dates to jot down for 2017. That and more in our Fall 2016 Newsletter. Click HERE for a printable version. http://www.commongroundwi.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/CG_BOCG_Newsletter_Fall2016_FINAL2-1.pdf

Common Ground Newsletter – Spring/Summer 2016

July 8, 2016

Read updates on progress with our Do Not Stand Idly By (DNSIB) Request for Information initiative, Milwaukee Neighborhoods Now neighborhood walks and Watershed’s “Water Drop Alert” in our latest newsletter. Click HERE for a printable version.

Common Ground Newsletter – Winter 2016

February 15, 2016

As we head into the spring elections on April 4th, much is happening at Common Ground of Southeastern Wisconsin.  Find out how we’re helping to get out the vote with our Milwaukee Neighborhoods Now campaign. That and more in our Winter 2016 newsletter. Click … Continue reading

Common Ground Newsletter – Fall 2015

November 23, 2015

2015 has been a productive year for Common Ground of Southeastern Wisconsin and we’re looking towards 2016 with forward momentum and new energy. Read a recap of what we’ve been up to in the latest edition of our newsletter. Continue reading

Common Ground Newsletter – Summer 2015

August 20, 2015

Check out the latest edition of our newsletter, Building on Common Ground!  Featured stories include:  South Side Safer Streets August 2nd Kick-off Action, Introducing Common Ground Action, Do Not Stand Idly By (Gun issues), Watershed & Parent Infrastructure Network Issue Teams … Continue reading