Featured Events

  • Apply For A City Board Or Commission!

    On December 2nd, the City of Bridgeport announced that civic-minded Bridgeport residents should apply to fill various vacancies on the numerous Boards and Commissions!

    Since 2018, Bridgeport Generation Now has organized trainings and workshops to encourage Bridgeport residents to get involved on our Boards and Commissions.

    Currently, there are vacancies on the Ethics Commission, Fire Commission, Police Commission, Civil Service, Harbor Commission, Historic Commission, Planning & Zoning, Parks Commission, and more!

    For more information and to apply, click below!
  • The Nancy Benedict Award for Social Justice

    Thursday, December 3rd
    On Thursday, December 3rd, we accepted The Nancy Benedict Social Justice Award! Thank you to Connecticut Citizen Action Group for recognizing our almost 5 years of strengthening civic engagement in ourselves and our communities!
  • Check the Results: The 2020 Election

    Election Day 2020
    The 2020 Elections are over and the results are in. Bridgeport had a record 72% voter turnout! Click below to check Bridgeport's election results!
  • Bridgeport Anti-Racism Collective Meeting - Virtual

    Wednesday, December 9th from 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    The Bridgeport Antiracism Collective (BARC) is a multiracial space for individuals and community leaders committed to developing a personal practice of antiracism here in Bridgeport. Email undoingracismbpt@gmail.com for the Zoom link!
  • CALL TO ACTION: Tell Mayor Ganim & City Council - Black Lives Matter!

    Email our City Council and Mayor to tell them Black Lives Matter and the people of Bridgeport are ready for change!

    The murder of George Floyd is making clear to white people what Black people have known for 400 years: as Co-Director Gemeem Davis said, "that our lives are under constant, violent assault. And in the United States, it's legal." Racism, abuse of power, and corruption of policing is the root cause of violence in our country. And here in Bridgeport, too.

    We are in a state of emergency and it is the people who are demanding change - click the link below to send your emails!
  • Preserve Remington Woods!

    Remington Woods in Bridgeport is 422 acres of forest community with diverse wildlife that contributes crucial essential services to our human community. It is threatened with destruction, possibly by the end of this year.

    Remington Woods is now zoned for "Industrial Use." That must be changed! You can go to "Zone Bridgeport" website and make your voice heard in five simple steps!

Monthly Member Meetings

We meet the third Wednesday of every month at 7:00pm. To protect ourselves and our communities from COVID-19, our Member Meetings will be held on Zoom until further notice.
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Our Mission and Core Values

Bridgeport Generation Now is a movement!

We build collective power by strengthening civic engagement in ourselves and our communities. As a grassroots, member-based organization, Bridgeport Generation Now uses the tools of community organizing to dismantle systemic racism and systemic corruption and build a just, equitable, democratic, and livable city!


  • Good Governance
  • Democratic Empowerment
  • Justice & Equity
  • Livability



  • Intersectionality
  • Collective Action
  • Openness
  • Ethics
  • and above all, Love



  • Be together, not the same
  • Foster creativity
  • Maintain vision through relationships
  • Allow for mistakes
  • Choose curiosity over fear


Featured Videos

We Are Gen Now!
2018 Holiday Fête
Police Chief Search Press Conference
Public Art with Liz Squillace

Core Membership

Core Membership

Are you ready to join our movement? You are a Core Member if you are invested in our mission and projects and will attend at least one Member Meeting every three months.


  • Voting rights at Member Meetings
  • Organize events and projects
  • May be voted onto the Action Council
  • Part of a Committee (for example: Policy, Education, Marketing, Youth and Recruitment
  • Annual dues, at a minimum of $5 and a maximum of $100, dues and donations are tax deductible

General Membership

General Membership

Are you inspired by our movement? You are a General Member if you are invested in our mission but probably won’t come to many Member Meetings.


  • May participate in events and projects organized by both our Action Council or Core Members, though there is no participatory requirement to maintain membership
  • Connect to committee projects and service opportunities through the website, member meetings or Facebook page
  • No annual dues, but may make a tax deductible donation at any point
Public mural artwork by local artist Liz Squillace

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