COMMON GROUND INVESTIGATION LAUNCHED: POSSIBLE RACIAL PROFILING BY WAUKESHA COUNTY SHERIFF DEPARTMENT

August 26, 2018

COMMON GROUND LANZÓ UNA INVESTIGACIÓN PERFIL RACIAL POSIBLE POR EL DEPARTAMENTO DE SHERIFF DEL CONDADO DE WAUKESHA Common Ground believes ALL people are deserving of equal treatment and justice from law enforcement personnel, regardless of the color of our skin, … Continue reading

Common Ground Leaders Stop Notorious VLive Strip Club/Lideres de Common Ground detienen a notorio club the stripper VLive

March 1, 2018

Dozens of community members and members of Southeastern Wisconsin’s Common Ground attended the License Committee meeting at City Hall. Photo Credit:  Teran Powell WUWM (Traducción al español a continuación) Common Ground brought over 35 people to a Milwaukee License Committee hearing on March … Continue reading

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

Do Not Stand Idly By Resolution Passed in Shorewood

SHOREWOOD ADOPTS GUN SAFETY RESOLUTION Effort by Common Ground leads to call for leadership from gun manufacturers. The Shorewood Village Board took action against gun violence at their meeting Monday evening in front of a packed house of community members … Continue reading

North Side Ready to Lead Assembly

October 21, 2017

Join us for our Fall Assembly at Tabernacle Community Baptist.  We will hear stories about revocation, unemployment/underemployment and the temporary job trap.  Work to move Common Ground forward and build our power so we can make changes in our whole … Continue reading

South Side Safety Meeting with Mke Police Chief Flynn

September 22, 2017

Common Ground met with Police Chief Flynn on September 26th, 2017 to share stories and propose solutions to the crime and safety problems facing leaders and their families on the South Side. More to come on the outcome of the … 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

United Parents Cafés had a busy, exciting Spring!

May 23, 2017

Activity really ramped up for Parent Cafés this Spring. New locations and new participants came onboard, adding momentum to an already active program. We also were awarded a short-term contract from Milwaukee Public Schools to work with parents. A total of … Continue reading

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

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