CECIL C. YOUNG

 

  • Community Activist/Advocate over 40+ years
  • Former City Sheriff 16+ years
  • Formerly employed 24 years with the City of Bridgeport
  • Formerly employed with the Bridgeport Housing Authority since 1968 in various capacities, (9) yrs. as Public Safety Officer supervising Overtime Police Officers
  • Former member of the Democrat Town Committee in the 139th district
  • Founder of the City of Bridgeport Workfare Program
  • Founder of the P.T. Barnum first soup kitchen
  • Co-Host of WDJZ Talk Show (Black Forum) with Russ Knight
  • Community Liaison Officer with former Mayor Thomas W. Bucci
  • Aide to former Senator Sal DePiano
  • Former Field Coordinator for the Bridgeport Community Police Service Division
  • Aide to former State Representative Joe Lugo
  • One of the Founders and Spokesman of the Citizens Committee to Empower People & the East End Police Post
  • FIRST African-American to run for Mayor in the City of Bridgeport
  • Award fom the State Senate for saving a Police Officer’s life!
  • Attended Central HIgh School – Life Long City of Bridgeport Resident (born & raised)
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