Share, Where?

Urban Investigations

Share, Where?

Welcome to Health Care!

Making Policy Public

Welcome to Health Care!

Talking Trash: Throwing Out the Big Apple

Urban Investigations

Talking Trash: Throwing Out the Big Apple

The Fresh Producers

Urban Investigations

The Fresh Producers

The Deciders

City Studies

The Deciders

 

CUP is looking for talented designers, visual artists, and other creative workers to collaborate on the 2020 issues of Making Policy Public, our series of fold-out posters that use graphic design to explore and explain complex policies. We’re looking for visual ... more

 

Calling all advocates and organizers! (designers, click here!) CUP is looking for community and advocacy organizations working to address policy issues that would benefit from a visual explanation, and where the lack of understanding of the issue is leading to social ... more

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We are thrilled to announce the five talented designers chosen by our jury as finalists for the 2019 CUP Fellowship for Change in Design! While we can only choose one designer to work with for the year, we’re showcasing all of our finalists in the spirit of ... more

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We’re now accepting applications for the 2019 CUP Teaching Artist Fellowship! The CUP Teaching Artist Fellowship is an opportunity for NYC-based Teaching Artists to apply their art and design skills to contribute to social change. Eight Fellows will be selected for ... more

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Over the past semester, students from Knowledge and Power Preparatory Academy (KAPPA) have collaborated with CUP and Teaching Artist Gaby Coll to explore how people experiencing homelessness interact with the temporary shelter system in New York City Join us for the debut of ... more

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Over the past year you’ve joined us in celebrating the tenth anniversary of our popular program, Making Policy Public. From an exhibit at The Drawing Center to the launch of several new tools for communities across the city, we’re honored to have collaborated ... more

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This May Day we’re celebrating workers the way we celebrate every day: by sharing and creating resources that communities can use to navigate and advocate for their rights! We’ve pulled some resources from our archives that uplift worker rights and worker ... more

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Recently we’ve collaborated with our community partners across the city to create visual tools that tackle issues from landlord harassment to immigration bond hearings to abusive policing. We’re proud to share our latest projects! Is Your Landlord Harassing ... more

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CUP is coming to MIT! On April 19th, Christine will present on CUP’s methods for working with people from historically underrepresented communities to break down and represent complex urban issues; lessons learned along the way; and how CUP is working to shape the ... more

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Recently CUP had the opportunity to participate in the Bauhaus Dessau’s Centenary Program through the Festival School Fundamental. As part of the Festival, a group of 15 organizations and institutions from around the world came together as the Parliament of Schools to ... more

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For our friends out West, don’t miss CUP in Arizona! On April 10th, Executive Director Christine Gaspar, will present with social designer Liz Ogbu at Arizona State University. As a part of the Design School Lectures on Experimentation, Christine and Liz will ... more

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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 Nicole Killian and Juan Carlos Pagan. Nicole Killian’s work investigates how the structures of the internet, mobile messaging, and ... more

Dick & Rick: A Visual Primer for Social Impact Design

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Dick & Rick: A Visual Primer for Social Impact Design

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Welcome to Health Care!

Making Policy Public

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Block Party

City Studies

Block Party

What Up With DAT?

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Museumopolis

Urban Investigations

Museumopolis

Scary, Ok With it, Good

City Studies

Scary, Ok With it, Good

Rent Regulation Rights - San Francisco Edition

Making Policy Public

Rent Regulation Rights - San Francisco Edition