The Newtown Creek BOA

Technical Assistance

The Newtown Creek BOA

Are You Ready for a Ruckus?

Urban Investigations

Are You Ready for a Ruckus?

Happy Meals?

City Studies

Happy Meals?

Share, Where?

Urban Investigations

Share, Where?

Don't Get Iced

Public Access Design

Don't Get Iced

What is Zoning?

Envisioning Development

What is Zoning?

open call

Monday, June 8, 2015 10AM

CUP is seeking a Teaching Artist to lead a year-long Urban Investigation project to create a documentary with public high school students about New York City’s garbage infrastructure. The Teaching Artist will collaborate with CUP and a group of ... more

open call

Friday, June 5, 2015 5PM

CUP is seeking an Event Coordinator to help us produce our 2015 Annual Benefit. This is a part-time contractor position, and will take place from June-October 2015. On Thursday, October 1, 2015, CUP will host our Annual Benefit to celebrate our recent projects at Midtown ... more

open call

Monday, June 1, 2015 10AM

CUP is seeking a summer intern to assist with several current projects, including: + Design production work for print using Adobe CS products. + Production work on our education tools, including painting, assembling, silkscreening, etc. + Research/general project support on ... more

news, exhibit

CUP’s Making Policy Public program is coming to a subway station near you! This week more than 300 locations in the New York subway system will feature CUP’s poster that helps rent-stabilized tenants understand and act on their rights. The poster provides ... more

news

Nail salon technicians work hard to keep New York City looking great. But many are recent immigrants unfamiliar with their labor rights and how to protect their health in the workplace. 

launch event

On May 1st, CUP launched Healthy Salons For All, a multilingual (English, Spanish, Korean, Chinese, and Nepali) guide for nail salon workers and their customers. A Making Policy Public collaboration of CUP, Adhikaar, and designers Welcome Workshop, the fold-out poster ... more

news

We’re excited and honored to announce that the National Endowment for the Arts has awarded CUP with a grant for 2015-16! The grant will support CUP’s Making Policy Public program, which uses art and design to make public policy accessible for everyone. Each ... more

launch event

Thursday, April 30th saw the launch of Your Guide to Welfare in NYC, a Making Policy Public collaboration of CUP, the Safety Net Project (SNP), and design team All Other Services. CUP and SNP held a press conference with NYC’s Human Resources Administration (HRA), ... more

open call

Monday, May 4, 2015 10AM

We’re looking for a current public high school student who has participated in a CUP project to be a paid intern with us this summer. This would be a great opportunity to learn more about CUP, build your resume, and get real office work experience. You will help out ... more

talk

On Tuesday, April 28th, Christine Gaspar, CUP’s Executive Director, will join Kemi Ilesanmi of The Laundry Project and Katy Rubin of Theatre of the Oppressed NYC for a Professional Organization of Women in the Arts (POWarts) Colleagues & Friends Breakfast. In this ... more

news

How can public interest design organizations ensure that their day-to-day internal operations reflect their values? Christine Gaspar, CUP’s Executive Director, and Jess Zimbabwe, Executive Director of the Rose Center for Public Leadership at ULI, shed light on the ... more

news

Monday, March 23, 2015 11:38AM

Public housing residents and advocates, from groups like Community Voices Heard and Real Affordability for All, showed up in large numbers in Albany, N.Y. on Monday, March 16th, 2015. The groups rallied, using our We Are Public Housing poster as a call to action, ... more

Making the Grade

Urban Investigations

Making the Grade

Grand Army Plaza

Urban Investigations

Grand Army Plaza

Block Party

City Studies

Block Party

Share, Where?

Urban Investigations

Share, Where?

Common Cents

City Studies

Common Cents

Vendor Power!

Making Policy Public

Vendor Power!

Your Guide to Welfare in NYC

Making Policy Public

Your Guide to Welfare in NYC

Rent Regulation Rights

Making Policy Public

Rent Regulation Rights