Government in Plain Sight

City Studies

Government in Plain Sight

Air Fair?

City Studies

Air Fair?

Store Stories

City Studies

Store Stories

Social Security Risk Machine

Making Policy Public

Social Security Risk Machine

The Deciders

City Studies

The Deciders

ICEbreaker

City Studies

ICEbreaker

meet the…

For our latest installment of Meet the Designer, we chatted with designer Arthur Kim! Arthur collaborated with CUP and the Public Utility Law Project to create Trouble With Your Water Bill?, a guide to help New Yorkers claim their rights to access water. Get to know Arthur below!

open call

CUP is hiring an intern to start in January 2022! As a CUP intern, you’ll assist with several projects and learn about CUP’s methods for using design to meet community needs. +Support in developing and updating content for CUP communications, including ... more

 

Thursday, October 7, 2021 10:10AM

How will marijuana legalization impact New York? How does poverty impact mental health? What do youth think about these issues? Watch two student debut presentations and their documentaries now to find out!

 

Over the summer students were 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 debut presentations!

 

CUP is looking for a Teaching Artist to lead an Urban Investigation project in the Winter/ Spring of 2022.

meet the…

This summer CUP was lucky to welcome Ana Beirne-Meyer as our Youth Education Intern. Ana spent the summer working with CUP programs at Fannie Lou Hamer Freedom High School and Red Hook Community Justice Center. We sat down with Ana to talk about her experience at CUP and ... more

talk, event

Did you miss our recent program? This summer, CUP hosted a panel discussion with leaders in the community-engaged design field. The thoughtful conversation explored the various ways we can practice the future we want to see in our work and workplaces. The online ... more

 

We’re happy to announce our latest Public Access Design Jury! This year we are joined by Quadira Coles, Zelene Suchilt, Chloe Chang, and Gabrielle Widjaja.

 

We’re happy to announce our latest Making Policy Public jury! This year we are joined by Broobs!, Kassandra Frederique, Lorena Kourousias, and Kelly Walters (clockwise, from top left).

news

This summer, CUP has been collaborating with Teaching Artist Elliott Golden and students from the Red Hook Community Justice Center (RHCJC) to investigate the impacts of marijuana legalization on New Yorkers.

meet the…

Azia Francis is an 18-year-old student in New York City. She spent three years participating in CUP programs – including Let’s Hang Out (2019), Swipe Out (2020), and It’s Not Just in Our Heads (2021) - at her high school, ... more

open call

CUP is looking for skilled graphic designers, illustrators, or visual artists who are interested in social justice, demystifying policy, and meaningful collaboration!

Making the Grade

Urban Investigations

Making the Grade

Meet the Gun Laws

City Studies

Meet the Gun Laws

A Fair Chance

Making Policy Public

A Fair Chance

Is There A Pattern?

Urban Investigations

Is There A Pattern?

Free For All?

City Studies

Free For All?

Block Party

City Studies

Block Party

Your Guide to Welfare in NYC

Making Policy Public

What Is Zoning?

Envisioning Development

What Is Zoning?