Strengthen Your Leadership Skills – Attend Common Ground U Spring 2015!

February 19, 2015

Want to sharpen up your leadership skills and dive deeper into community organizing? Join us for Common Ground U Spring 2015! Dates: Thursdays, March 19th & March 26th (Training runs both days) Time: 4:45 P.M.-9 P.M. Location: Alverno College, 3400 S 43rd Street (43rd … Continue reading

Common Ground Core Team Training

January 26, 2015

  WHO IS THIS TRAINING FOR? Existing, Long-standing, New Members & Potential Members of Common Ground. Would this be beneficial to me if I attended the Congregational Development Seminars? Yes! This is the next step in your Congregational Development and … Continue reading


July 25, 2014

JOIN US for an interactive exploration of why and how we organize and learn about the results we achieve. When: Tuesday, August 19th 2014 6:30 – 8:30 PM Where: Family Enrichment Center 855 Badger Circle Grafton WI, 53024 RSVP: Rusty … Continue reading

Winter/Spring 2014 Common Ground University

January 15, 2014

Register TODAY for Common Ground University – Winter/Spring 2014! Tackle the tough problems facing all of us while strengthening your own base. Continue reading


May 9, 2013

The Common Ground Healthcare Cooperative is sponsoring a series of seminars to explain the health insurance reform coming in 2014. The seminars are designed for individuals without insurance, self-employed individuals, small business owners and non-profit leaders. Continue reading

Take it to the next level with Common Ground U

February 2, 2013

Interested in learning the skills necessary for successful public action? Join us for Common Ground University and learn the history behind public action, how to organize and creating successful issue campaigns. Continue reading

Upcoming Team Training

November 19, 2012

Common Ground Invites you to… Building Core Teams Continue reading

Go To Vote = Get to Vote

October 9, 2012

Can you imagine heading out to the polls on November 6th, only to be told that you can not place your vote? It’s true. Voter suppression is still alive and well in Wisconsin. As a battleground state, fostering and facilitating the voting process has never been more critical. As a non-partisan organization, Common Ground is taking steps to make sure that everyone who goes to vote, gets to vote. Continue reading

Team IAF Training Part Two: Insights and Takeaways

August 14, 2012

We recently sent nine Common Ground team members to the Industrial Areas Foundation in Chicago for continued training in professional organizing. Read what they had to say about the experience. Continue reading

Team IAF Training Part One: Hopes and Expectations

July 5, 2012

At its heart, community organizing, like the kind Common Ground does, requires a great degree of, well… organizing. But where do groups like ours go for guidance? Where do we find out what we are doing right and what could … Continue reading