Engage to Change

Technical Assistance

Engage to Change

What Does It Mean To Live In My Own Place?

Making Policy Public

What Does It Mean To Live In My Own Place?

How Can I Improve My Park?

Making Policy Public

How Can I Improve My Park?

What's On Your Plate?

City Studies

What's On Your Plate?

Soak It Up!

City Studies

Soak It Up!

Making the Grade

Urban Investigations

Making the Grade

open call

Monday, December 11, 2017 5PM

CUP is seeking a full-time Program Assistant to provide general project, organization, and administrative support for our Youth Education and Community Education programs.

open call

Monday, December 11, 2017 5PM

CUP is seeking a full-time Development & Communications Assistant to provide support with public outreach, fundraising, and social media, as well as general organizational support. 

news

Thursday, December 7, 2017 4:43PM

Click here to help CUP make more critical projects like these. Dear Friends of CUP, Early this year, our community partners at the Center for Family Life in Sunset Park called to ask if CUP could work with them on a suddenly ... more

open call

Monday, December 4, 2017 10AM

CUP is looking for three Teaching Artists to lead Urban Investigation projects in the winter and spring of 2018. Learn more about Urban Investigations here!

launch event

Saturday, November 18, 2017 11AM

Talking Trash: Curriculum Guide Launch Event!

open call

Monday, October 23, 2017 5PM

CUP is looking for designers to join our Public Access Design program as 2018 Public Access Design Fellows.

launch event

On October 17, 2017 students from Red Hook Community Justice Center presented The Public School Avengers.

news

Wednesday, October 4, 2017 3:31PM

Let’s shine a light on your utility rights! We’ve been hard at work on our 2017 Making Policy Public collaborations, and we’re getting close to being able to share four new collaborations explaining a complex policy issue. But until then, here’s ... more

Party

Wednesday, October 4, 2017 12:14PM

Thanks to everyone who came to our Annual Benefit on September 27th and helped to make it such a success! Over 250 community advocates, artists, designers, and other urban enthusiasts came together to celebrate CUP. A big thanks to all our Sponsors who made the event ... more

Party

Wednesday, September 27, 2017 7:30PM

This year’s Benefit will take place on Wednesday, September 27th, 2017 at 26 Bridge in DUMBO. Save the date to join our community of advocates, artists, designers, and other urban enthusiasts to celebrate another year of CUP! Your support of the Benefit makes our work ... more
  • 26 Bridge St, Brooklyn, NY 11201

talk

Friday, September 15, 2017 9:15AM

CUP’s Executive Director, Christine Gaspar, will be speaking at the 2017 Design Matters Conference in Chicago, IL! The Design Matters Conference is an annual meeting that seeks to bring top designers, journalists, and civic leaders into exploratory dialogue with ... more
  • Chicago, IL

open call

Monday, September 11, 2017 5PM

The call for proposals for the 10th anniversary year of Making Policy Public is now open, marking a decade of CUP’s leadership in community-engaged design collaborations for social change.

Level Up

City Studies

Level Up

Show UP

Public Access Design

Show UP

Figuring Out Health Insurance

Making Policy Public

Figuring Out Health Insurance

What Is Zoning?

Envisioning Development

What Is Zoning?

Rent Regulation Rights

Making Policy Public

Rent Regulation Rights

The Deciders

City Studies

The Deciders

Stand Clear of the Rising Fares

Urban Investigations

Stand Clear of the Rising Fares

Shelter Skelter

Urban Investigations

Shelter Skelter