The Newtown Creek BOA

Technical Assistance

The Newtown Creek BOA

What's Going On In The Neighborhood?

Envisioning Development

What's Going On In The Neighborhood?

Power Trip

Urban Investigations

Power Trip

Free For All?

City Studies

Free For All?

What's in the Water?

Making Policy Public

What's in the Water?

open call

CUP is hiring two interns to start in June 2021! We are looking for two interns to support CUP in our communications and Youth Education work.  CUP interns assist with several projects and learn about CUP’s methods for using design to meet community needs. This ... more

meet the…

We’re delighted to announce our latest Public Access Design jury, who will help us select our next round of collaborations in 2021! This year we are joined by Maritza Silva-Farrell, Sumathy Kumar, Rose Wong, and Melisa Tekin.

news

CUP and Teaching Artist Stephanie Eche have been collaborating with students from KAPPA International High School to investigate the digital divide in online learning. What is the digital divide? How can we create digital equity? How has the COVID-19 impacted all of this? ... more

meet the…

Susana Arellano is an architect, urban planner, designer, artist and educator. She’s also the co-founder and creative director of the social impact design firm, Agenda28. This spring, Susana and teachers from the International Community High School in the Bronx will ... more

launch event, news

It’s been a long winter but spring is finally here! Over the past few months students have been hard at work using art, design, and collaborative research to investigate social justice issues impacting their communities. Mark your calendars and join us for two exciting ... more

open call

CUP is seeking a Development Coordinator to support our development, community engagement, and communications efforts, and play a key role in helping build the relationships and financial support that make our work possible. We’re looking for a creative, organized, ... more

news

We’re thrilled to announce our latest round of Making Policy Public collaborations! Over the course of a year, we’ll be working with this stellar group of advocacy organizations and designers to create large fold-out posters that explain complex social ... more

open call

Hey NYC-based community organizations! Is a complex policy issue getting in the way of reaching your constituents? Apply to Public Access Design!

news

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.

news

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

meet the…

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).

open call

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

Ready, Set, Apply!

Technical Assistance

Ready, Set, Apply!

Show Me the Money!

City Studies

Show Me the Money!

Rumbo A Su Tarjeta Verde

Public Access Design

Show Up

Public Access Design

Show Up

Child Support?!

Making Policy Public

Child Support?!

Don't Bank On It

Making Policy Public

Don't Bank On It

Child Support?!

Making Policy Public

Child Support?!

Are You Ready for a Ruckus?

Urban Investigations

Are You Ready for a Ruckus?