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Kids 5-12 spend a full day every week at Common Ground with teacher naturalists to explore, imagine, play, and learn on the farm and in the forest. Learn more here! The NatureYear application period is now open.
Common Ground stands firm in its opposition to the current administration’s recent executive orders imposing a travel ban on Muslims from select countries, suspending the refugee program, and threatening to withhold Federal funding for law enforcement from sanctuary cities. These executive orders are in direct conflict with the values that define Common Ground and our community. Common Ground stands in solidarity with all those working to promote justice, equity, and inclusiveness by opposing oppression in all its forms. Finally, Common Ground is committed to performing its work with humanity, and with love for all of our community members regardless of where they come from, what religion they practice, or what their immigration status is.
Common Ground is home to a charter high school and a nonprofit urban farm and environmental education center. The site includes 20 acres of forested hiking trails, wildlife and diverse natural habitats, and a working
By Kate Cebik Development Associate There are days when it is hard to get out of bed. And it's not just the thermometer reading twelve. Lately it feels like every morning I awaken to another decree
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