State Representative Christopher Rosario was first elected to the General Assembly in 2014 to represent the 128th Assembly District, which covers the East Side and Hollow Neighborhoods in Bridgeport. His current leadership roles in the legislature include Chief Majority Whip; Appropriations Committee Sub-Committee Chair for Elementary Education and Chair of the Black and Puerto Rican Caucus.
Prior to running for State Representative, Christopher was elected as a member of the 136th District Town Committee in Bridgeport and was chosen by his colleagues to serve as the District Leader.
Christopher’s commitment to his community goes beyond that of an elected official. In 2008, Christopher played a key role in organizing the Alpha Community Service’s Annual Walk to End Homelessness. During this time the Walk raised over $500,000 to assist Families in Transition, the only emergency shelter for families in Bridgeport. Christopher is a board member at Alpha Community Services a branch of the Central Connecticut Coast YMCA.
Rep. Rosario also serves on The Hispanic Heritage Committee, which celebrated Hispanic Heritage Month in the City of Bridgeport by coordinating activities, events, and workshops which promote the rich culture and traditions of Latin American countries.
He is the former Director of Anti-Blight and Illegal Dumping for the City of Bridgeport and was the City’s youngest department head. Christopher’s passion for quality of life issues has made him a leader in the field. Christopher is a member of (CAHCEO) Connecticut Association of Housing Code and Enforcement Officials and was appointed by Senate President Don Williams to the Task Force to Examine Procedural Problems in Addressing Blight at the Municipal Level.
Public Service is very important to Rep. Rosario. He volunteers his time to many organizations such as Habitat for Humanity and attends Greater Bridgeport Christian Fellowship. Christopher was named to Connecticut Magazine’s 40 under 40 Class of 2014 and by CT Latino News as a Champion of Change and a Young Latino Leader.
Born and Raised in Bridgeport, Christopher attended Bridgeport Public Schools and is a graduate of Harding High School.
Christopher and his wife Katherine reside in Bridgeport and are the proud parents of Anthony, Chris, Jr. and Isabella.