Featured Events

  • Taste The Movement Holiday Fundraiser

    Friday, December 16th at 6:00pm
    The Discovery Museum, 4450 Park Avenue, Bridgeport CT 06604
    Bridgeport Generation Now and Bridgeport Generation Now Votes invite you to celebrate with us at our end-of-year party and fundraiser!
  • Renew Your Membership!

    Ongoing
    Renew or sign up for membership by clicking the link below! Your membership will automatically renew annually and you can cancel at any time.
  • Read Our Blog - Also In Bridgeport!

    Published weekly
    As the voice of our movement, Also in Bridgeport unapologetically explains power and politics and provides an anti-corruption, anti-racist, and pro-democracy context to Bridgeport’s most pressing issues.
  • Subscribe to our Where To Be This Week!

    Published on Mondays
    Subscribe to our weekly newsletter and stay up to date about civic and community events happening in Bridgeport every week!
  • Bridgeport Anti-Racism Collective Meeting

    Wednesday, November 2nd 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. We meet monthly on the first Wednesday of every month. Email undoingracismbpt@gmail.com to request to join the group!
  • GO VOTE! The 2022 General Election

    Tuesday, November 8th, 2022
    Polls are open 6:00am - 8:00pm
    In November's general election, all voters will elect their choice for U.S. Representative, Governor, Lt. Governor, Secretary of State, Attorney General, Treasurer, Comptroller, State Senate, and State Representative.
  • November Member Happy Hour

    Tuesday, November 15th from 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Location TBD
    Join us Tuesday, November 15th for our November Member Happy Hour. All Core, General, and New Members welcome!

Monthly Member Meetings

We meet the third Wednesday of every month at 7:00pm at our office at 1119 Main Street in downtown Bridgeport. All Core, General, and New Members are welcome!
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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!

OUR PRIORITIES

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

WE VALUE

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

OUR WORK GUIDES US TO

  • 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.

INCLUDES

  • 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
Join!

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.

INCLUDES

  • 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
Join!
Public mural artwork by local artist Liz Squillace

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