MKE Neighborhoods Now – Neighborhood Walks to Empower Neighborhoods

February 18, 2016

Between Feb. 20 and the April 5 election, Common Ground will conduct a door-to-door voter education campaign designed to increase potential voters’ engagement with local issues and thus increase election turnout. Continue reading

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

CG’s School Bus ‘Stop Signs’ Ordinance Moves Forward

January 7, 2016

Common Ground secured sponsors from the Common Council to push forward an ordinance that would require school buses to use their red flashing lights to signal to motorists to stop and wait while children are boarding or exiting a school bus. Continue reading


December 15, 2015

Your chance to see these beautiful homes close up! Click HERE for a printable listing. Sunday, December 20th 1:00 – 3:00 PM Transportation & Light Snack Provided Must RSVP by Wednesday 12/16 to • (608) 630-3041 More Dates! Sundays 1:00 … 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

FORWARD MOMENTUM 2015 Fall Delegates Assembly

September 23, 2015

  Join your fellow Common Ground Delegates as we · CELEBRATE what we have accomplished · WELCOME new members · LAUNCH our new ground-breaking campaigns!   Wednesday, November 4th, 2015 Mt. Mary University – Alumnae Dining Hall 2927 N. 92nd … Continue reading

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’.  

OUR POSITION on Public Funding for the Arena

August 31, 2015

As the Milwaukee Common Council held its first public hearing on the use of public funds for the new Bucks arena, Jennifer O’Hear spoke on behalf of the many Common Ground members present to make our position known. Good afternoon, … Continue reading

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

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

Buck’s Owner Edens Leaves a Mess

August 25, 2015

On August 18, 2015 over 65 Common Ground leaders stood on the lawn at 2441 N. 44th St. listening to Sandra Taylor of Hopewell Missionary Baptist Church tell the sad and horrifying story of this once beautiful home. “Many of … Continue reading