The Wait

Urban Investigations

The Wait

What's in the Water?

Making Policy Public

What's in the Water?

Pay Dirt

City Studies

Pay Dirt

Bottled Up

City Studies

Bottled Up

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We’re excited to announce our latest Public Access Design projects! Over the next few months we’ll be collaborating with these amazing partners to create pocket-sized organizing and advocacy tools.

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This year’s stellar cohort of designers and artists will work with CUP to learn about our participatory design methods. Select fellows will also get to collaborate with CUP and our advocacy partners to create a visual tool that explains a social justice isssue through ... more

 

We pulled together an all-star group of jurors to help us select our next CUP Fellow for Change in Design! This year we are joined by: Carly Ayres, Wael Morcos, and Elijah Bobo (clockwise from top left).

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We’re now accepting applications for the 2021 CUP Fellowship for Change in Design! The Fellowship is a paid, year-long, full-time, training program designed to promote and support individuals in gaining the skills, contacts, and experience to help them excel in their ... more

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Stephanie Eche is an artist, designer, consultant, podcaster, educator, and much, much more! This spring, Stephanie and students from KAPPA International High Schoolwill collaborate on an Urban Investigation on the issue of digital equity in NYC high schools. Hear more about ... more

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We may be remote, but we’re definitely resilient! Our Fall and Winter Youth Education projects are in full swing. CUP is collaborating with students across NYC to investigate social justice ranging from how school resources impact mental health to the limits of ... more

 

In the Fall of 2020, CUP collaborated with Teaching Artist Marianna Olinger and public high school students from the Red Hook Community Justice Center to investigate police accountability and reimagine public safety.

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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.

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“Language rights are civil rights!” is something we hear from our community partners all the time.

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Red Hook students have conducted two more interviews as part of of their investigation into public safety in their community!

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Shine A Light On Your Utility Rights is now available in Haitian Creole!

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CUP is hiring an intern to start in February of 2021! As a CUP intern, you’ll assist with several projects and learn about CUP’s methods for using design to meet community needs.

We Are Public Housing

Making Policy Public

We Are Public Housing

Pass It On!

Making Policy Public

Pass It On!

Pass It On!

Making Policy Public

Pass It On!

Rent Regulation Rights

Making Policy Public

Rent Regulation Rights

Displaced From This Place?

Urban Investigations

Displaced From This Place?

The Deciders

City Studies

The Deciders

Not on Our Watch!

Making Policy Public

Not on Our Watch!

From Shelter to Apartment

Making Policy Public

From Shelter to Apartment