Bridgeport Generation Now is a movement! We are a grassroots social action network, dedicated to boosting civic engagement. All involvement is voluntary and showcases how our diverse community is actively working to foster positive change.

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Our Mission and Core Values

Bridgeport Generation Now strives to empower and unite our communities through civic engagement, policy work, economic development and education. By encouraging residents and our youth to take an active role in strengthening Bridgeport, we will collectively develop into community leaders who will create a new cultural identity for our city.

We are a movement, a social action network that cares about our community and promotes resident involvement. We are open to all residents of Bridgeport, and any individual can be a member if they get involved in the community and show that they care about the future of our city.

We ARE: Ethical, Deliberate, Collaborative, Welcoming, Integral, Transparent, Efficient, Grassroots, Environmental, Bridgeport-Based, Judgement-Free, Inclusive, Disruptive, Fearless, Effective, Goal-Oriented, Dedicated, Positive, Peaceful/Civil, Authentic, Industrial, Rational, Youthful, Diverse, Actionable, Powerful, Innovative, United, Community, Understanding, Organized.

Core Membership

Core Membership

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

 

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General Membership

General Membership

You are a General Member is 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
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Public mural artwork by local artist Liz Squillace

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