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Jennifer O’Hear

Jennifer O’Hear.

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Keisha Krumm Leaving Common Ground

Keisha Krumm Leaving Common Ground

Helped push for mortgage foreclosure settlement by banks. New successor named.

The Power of Common Ground

The Power of Common Ground

Nonprofit advocacy group has had huge impact on city, though some grumble about their tactics.

Common Ground leaders go “On the Issues” at Marquette Law
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Common Ground leaders go “On the Issues” at Marquette Law

Common Ground has been working on a range of issues in the Milwaukee area for years, but its profile rose considerably during the debate over a new downtown arena.

Murphy’s Law: Common Ground’s $30 Million Victory for City

Contribution to Randy Jones of $20

Murphy’s Law: Common Ground’s $30 Million Victory for City
Murphy’s Law

Common Ground’s $30 Million Victory for City

Pressure on Bucks owner Wes Edens results in Nationstar’s $30 million pledge to prevent foreclosures.

Common Ground to Wesley Edens: $30 Million for Our City
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Common Ground to Wesley Edens: $30 Million for Our City

Mayor Tom Barrett and President Michael Murphy Meet with Nationstar Mortgage to Discuss Second Wave of Foreclosure Crisis

Why Would the State Give $220 Million to Someone Whose Company is Destroying Milwaukee Neighborhoods?
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Why Would the State Give $220 Million to Someone Whose Company is Destroying Milwaukee Neighborhoods?

Common Ground shines a light on Wesley Edens’ crumbling foreclosures

Op-Ed: “Jock Tax” Will Actually Increase Your Taxes
Op-Ed

“Jock Tax” Will Actually Increase Your Taxes

Proposal to fund NBA arena is really a Republican Tax Increase to help billionaire owners pay for the facility.

Common Ground Will Fight New Bucks Owners If No “Fair Play”

Common Ground Will Fight New Bucks Owners If No “Fair Play”

Group serves notice: any plan for new arena must include $200 million for children's playgrounds and athletic fields.

Common Ground Focused on Public Funding
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Common Ground Focused on Public Funding

Offer Congratulations to New Bucks Owners and Thanks for Interest in Milwaukee

Common Ground Rallies for FAIR PLAY
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Common Ground Rallies for FAIR PLAY

If the Bucks get a great place to play, then our kids get great places to play.

Two-Thirds of School Recreational Facilities are Inadequate

Two-Thirds of School Recreational Facilities are Inadequate

Study by Common Ground also demands children's facilities be fixed as part of any deal for new Bucks arena.

Common Ground Releases Fair Play Survey Report
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Common Ground Releases Fair Play Survey Report

Preliminary Report to the Community On the Condition of the Outdoor Public School Athletic Facilities in Milwaukee County