Common Ground Foundation

This is the official & only account for @common ’s foundation. | CGF empowers high school students to become future leaders through education programs.

Monique Rodriguez @exquistemo ( founder of @mielleorganics stopped by the February Session of The Common Ground Foundation to tell her amazing story of how she became a successful entrepreneur
Troy Pryor @troyopryor ( stopped by February Session of The Common Ground Foundation and dropped knowledge on how to brand yourself in today’s digital world
We hope that you’re all staying warm during this freezing winter in #Chicago . During our 2018 Holiday party, our students helped make fleece blankets for the homeless with our great friends Blue cross Blue Shield of IL. ❄️ For a list of all warming centers in the city, please view our story!!
If you’re like us, you’re definitely missing summer right about now. 🌞 | Here’s a #TBT moment from our #2018 Summer Camp!
“The time is always right, to do what’s right.” - Martin Luther King Jr. | Some of our students today during #MLK service day. ✊🤝
#Repost @common ・・・ Remember, this is not a day off. It’s a day of service. Do something kind for someone. As for this photo, it looks like Dr. King is taking a selfie with the caption “We out here doing the work. Pull up!” #MLK
Student Highlight✨ - Congratulations to one of our CGF Students, Ania, as she was inducted into @possefoundation last week! Ania will be attending @denisonu on a full ride!! 👏👏👏 We’re so proud of you!
Show them!! | We hope you’re having a wonderful #Monday so far. ✨
How amazing are our students?? 👏👏 Congratulations to #CGF Sophomore, Ramya on publishing her first book, ‘Headspace of a Headcase.’ It’s now available at! We’re so proud of you Ramya!! ❤️
“Here’s to strong women. May we know them, may we be them, may we raise them.” #WCW ❤️
“Let us always meet each other with a smile.” 😁 We love to see the happy faces on our students! (Even if it is #Monday 🤣)
HAPPY NEW YEAR!!! 🎊 🎊 What an incredible #2018 ! From Summer camp, to the @creativemindstalks with @serenawilliams & @common , to a visit from @shothechi , to Global STEM & our monthly student sessions, we’ve enjoyed every single second with our kids. Thank you for being a part of our year. We hope #2019 brings you joy, happiness, success & so much love!! (Catch a few more favorite moments via our IG story.)
Friends in #CHICAGO ! @common is giving away FREE tickets TODAY (12/27), to see ‘IF BEALE STREET COULD TALK.’ The film will be showing at ShowPlace ICON, 5:10pm! Make sure you show up early!!
A little inspiration for you today, & a reminder that all great things take time. ⌚️
‪Happy holidays from The Common Ground Foundation!! We hope you’re enjoying a day filled with love, laughter & joy. 🎄🎁🎄‬
We’re always blown away by the kindness & generosity our students possess. ❤️ Today CGF students visited the Primo Women Shelter to distribute gifts to families for the holidays. #Giveback #HappyHolidays
Our #WCW !! 😍 Incredibly thankful for all the super women we have on our team.
Can you believe it’s almost #Christmas ? While you’re finishing up, (or starting) your holiday shopping, we ask that you take the opportunity to shop with AmazonSmile! With each online purchase, you’ll play a big part in giving back to The Common Ground Foundation. To shop, please visit —> ❤️ Thank you for all your support.
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