Rumbo A Su Tarjeta Verde

Public Access Design

Rumbo A Su Tarjeta Verde

What's Going On In The Neighborhood?

Envisioning Development

What's Going On In The Neighborhood?

A Fair Chance

Making Policy Public

A Fair Chance

Field Guide to Federalism

City Studies

Field Guide to Federalism

Get Money

City Studies

Get Money

Ready, Set, Apply!

Technical Assistance

Ready, Set, Apply!

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

Spotlight on

Since September, CUP has collaborated with Teaching Artist Marianna Olinger and students from the Red Hook Community Justice Center to investigate police accountability in New York City.

Red Hook Urban Investigations Launch Event!

Since September, CUP has collaborated with Teaching Artist Marianna Olinger and students from the Red Hook Community Justice Center to investigate police accountability in New York City. ... 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.

Zoning It In...

Urban Investigations

Zoning It In...

Whose Art?

City Studies

Whose Art?

The Who in the Q!

Urban Investigations

The Who in the Q!

Now Boarding

Urban Investigations

Now Boarding

A Fair Chance

Making Policy Public

A Fair Chance

Let's Hang Out

Urban Investigations

Let's Hang Out

Common Cents

City Studies

Common Cents

H2 Oh No!

Technical Assistance

H2 Oh No!