Friday, September 24, 2021

Connect with us:

HomeCommon Ground

Common Ground

Common Ground celebrates one-year anniversary, welcomes new learners

By Karen Abbott-Trimuel LANSING, Ill. (July 28, 2021) – It’s been a year since the launch of the Common Ground pilot program, which started in...

Common Ground ends pilot program, opens program to the broader public

Celebration and introduction scheduled for Monday, July 26, 7:00pm by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (July 10, 2021) - Common Ground launched in Lansing last August, with...

Common Grounders eye future of program at third-quarter meeting

“We’re just going to keep going,” says participant Laurie Crosby By Ashlee De Wit LANSING, Ill. (May 8, 2021) - Laurie Crosby is white; Valerie McDaniels...

Eight months of Common Ground

Well into Lansing’s year-long pilot program, partnerships describe their experience
 By Ashlee De Wit LANSING, Ill. (March 5, 2021) – The year-long Common Ground pilot program...

Race relations program Common Ground launches, grows, and unites in 2020

Common Ground provides structure for healthy conversations about race By Josh Bootsma and Ashlee De Wit LANSING, Ill. (December 2, 2020) – Common Ground: Lansing Edition...

Common Ground launch event a success

Race relations program starts with in-person intro meeting By Josh Bootsma LANSING, Ill. (August 21, 2020) — Common Ground: Lansing Edition launched Thursday, August 21, with...

Race relations program Common Ground nears launch

Kick-off event on August 20 at 7 p.m. By Josh Bootsma LANSING, Ill. (August 18, 2020) – The Lansing Human Relations Commission (HRC) voted to approve...

Human Relations Commission working to launch pilot race relations program

"Common Ground: Lansing Edition" to be submitted for approval by HRC, then Village Board by Melanie Jongsma Disclosure: In addition to reporting on this topic, Melanie...