Together, Building a sustainable Milwaukee

Member Organization Spotlight 

Groundwork Milwaukee 

This member group is empowering neighborhoods to transform blight into community assets through program focused on food, water and jobs. The primary goal for Groundwork Milwaukee (GWM) is to cultivate and introduce grassroots brownfield and other open lands initiatives and improvements in the city currently unaddressed by other greening organizations. GWM works with the Milwaukee community to improve the environment, economy, and quality of life through local action by getting local people, business, government, and other organizations involved in practical and hands-on projects. 


Workplace Partner Spotlight 

Mount Mary University

At Mount Mary University, students can create a rewarding college experience that puts them on a path to a successful career and purposeful life. Mount Mary encourages leadership, integrity, and a deep sense of social justice arising from a sensitivity to moral values and Christian principles.

They have a commitment to excellence in teaching and learning are at the heart of Mount Mary, with an emphasis on thinking critically and creatively. Whether a student is entering college directly from high school or for the first time later in life, our professors know them by name, support them to achieve their potential, and challenge them to get out of their comfort zone to excel.

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Upcoming Events 

Campaign Kick-Off Party

September 18th, 2014

Join us at Anodyne Coffee in Walkers Point as we celebrate the start of the 2014 Fall Campaign and announce our campaign goal. Learn about our 50 member groups, network with workplace partners, and enjoy live music by Sara D'Ippolito.

This event is FREE and open to the public. Please feel free to invite your co-workers, friends, and family. This is a great opportunity for community members to learn more about Community Shares and its valuable partnerships with workplaces and nonprofits.

Register now and learn more here.

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CSGM Radio Interview

This month our Executive Director, John Jansen, was interviewed by Brand XLerator for its "Story Your Business" podcast. John talked about the import role Community Shares plays in the Milwaukee community.  Feel free to listen and share our podcast and download the interview.

Brand XLerator is a Milwaukee based agency providing unified marketing solutions through print, web and social media. One of its unique platform is "Story Your Business," a podcast designed to help businesses tell their story.  Hosted by Ben Merens, a 22 year public radio veteran, guests on the show record a quality podcast that can then be posted on their website, in emails, social media and more to truly speak to customers. To learn more about how you can take advantage of this unique service, follow the link here

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