Featured Events

  • Presidential Preference Primary

    Election: Tuesday, April 2nd. Polls will be open 6:00am - 8:00pm.
    Early Voting: March 26, March 27, March 28 and Saturday, March 30th at 999 Broad Street, Conference Room C. From 10:00am - 6:00pm
    The Presidential Preference Primary is when voters registered with a political party choose the candidate they want to represent their party in the November Presidential Election. This election is open to Republican Party members and Democratic Party members.

    2024 Legislative Session
    All Connecticut voters deserve to cast our votes - whether in person or through the absentee process - free from political harassment, targeting, manipulation, and fraud. This is especially true for voters who are most vulnerable to abuse: our elderly, disabled, low-income, and monolingual Spanish-speaking voters. Political operatives target and manipulate some of our most vulnerable voters by inserting themselves into the absentee ballot voting process, all for the purpose of controlling the outcome of our elections. There is one simple solution that would end this abuse. We must remove partisan actors from the absentee ballot process.
  • March Member Meeting

    Wednesday, March 20th at 7:00pm
    1119 Main Street, Bridgeport CT 06604
    Join us for our March Member Meeting! 2024 is going to be a pivotal year for organizing what Rev. Barber called our "truth-telling movement." We'll continue our discussion of our priorities for this year's legislative session and our organizing strategy for getting a comprehensive bill passed to reform the absentee ballot process and protect our local democracy! We will also discuss the education budget and more. Food & drink provided!
  • Bridgeport Anti-Racism Collective Meeting

    Wednesday, April 3rd 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!
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Monthly Member Meetings

We meet the third Wednesday of every month at 7:00pm at our office at 1119 Main Street in downtown Bridgeport. Food and drink is provided. All Members 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!


  • 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 In This Together!
Protecting Voting Rights in Bridgeport!
Police Chief Search Press Conference
Public Art with Liz Squillace



Join as a Member of Bridgeport Generation Now – and be part of the movement for a more just, equitable, democratic and livable Bridgeport!


  • Attend monthly meetings and meet fellow Bridgeporters committed to social change
  • Engage in civic and political education
  • Do policy and issue research
  • Plan and organize events and projects
  • Take on leadership roles within our organizing campaigns
  • Commit to annual dues of a minimum of $5 and a maximum of $100. Dues and donations are tax deductible.

Our Story

Our Story

Over the past forty years, entrenched systemic injustices in Bridgeport broke our civic institutions, our grassroots leadership, and our people power. Decades of corruption and systemic racism are directly tied to economic inequality in Bridgeport. Community power continues to be closely held in the hands of a few, and distributed by politically motivated gatekeepers.

So, in the early winter of 2016, a diverse group of ten people came together and started meeting to form Bridgeport Generation Now, with the simple vision and commitment that we needed to take some kind of positive action if we wanted to be the change we wished to see in our city.

Are you inspired by our movement? Click below to learn more about the history of Bridgeport Generation Now, who we are, and why for the past 7 years, we’ve led an organized movement for change here in Bridgeport!

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Public mural artwork by local artist Liz Squillace

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