En El Campo De Los Impuestos

Making Policy Public

En El Campo De Los Impuestos

Immigrants & NY

Making Policy Public

Immigrants & NY

Work Forced

Public Access Design

Work Forced

Shelter Skelter

Urban Investigations

Shelter Skelter

Your School, Your Choice!

Making Policy Public

Your School, Your Choice!

Engage to Change

Technical Assistance

Engage to Change

What we do

The Center for Urban Pedagogy (CUP) is a nonprofit organization that uses the power of design and art to increase meaningful civic engagement.

CUP collaborates with designers, educators, advocates, students, and communities to make educational tools that demystify complex policy and planning issues.

We believe that increasing understanding of how these systems work is the first step to better, more equitable, and more diverse community participation. ... more

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Community
Education

Making Policy Public Envisioning Development Technical Assistance Public Access Design
Making Policy Public Envisioning Development Technical Assistance Public Access Design

Projects that make planning and policy issues accessible to lay audiences.

Making Policy Public

Collaborations of CUP, designers, and advocacy organizations to create visual explanations of complex policy topics.

Envisioning Development

Interactive teaching tools, guides, and workshops about land use and urban development issues.

Technical Assistance

Commissioned projects to bring design thinking to planning and community design.

Public Access Design

Multimedia projects that use design to make complex urban issues accessible to the New Yorkers most affected by them.

Youth
Education

Urban Investigations City Studies Teacher Trainings
Urban Investigations City Studies Teacher Trainings

Civics education through experiential, project-based curricula.

Urban Investigations

Afterschool programs that give young people the tools to investigate their communities, and use art and design to create educational tools based on their research.

City Studies

Project-based, in-class and afterschool programs that use design and art as tools to research the city.

Teacher Trainings

Commissioned professional development and projects to help teachers connect their curricula to neighborhood issues and community design.

Public
Programs

Events Workshops
Events Workshops

Interdisciplinary and multimedia programming related to CUP projects.

Events

Launch events, lectures, screenings, exhibits, parties, and other public happenings related to CUP projects.

Workshops

Interactive, tactile, visual presentations on policy and planning issues using CUP educational tools.


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Zoning It In...

Urban Investigations

Zoning It In...

Rent Regulation Rights

Making Policy Public

Rent Regulation Rights

Don't Bank On It

Making Policy Public

Don't Bank On It

Engage to Change

Technical Assistance

Engage to Change

What Is Zoning?

Envisioning Development

What Is Zoning?

Your Guide to Welfare in NYC

Making Policy Public

Your Guide to Welfare in NYC

Your School, Your Choice!

Making Policy Public

Your School, Your Choice!

Participatory Budgeting

Technical Assistance

Participatory Budgeting