The Wait

Urban Investigations

The Wait

What's in the water?

Making Policy Public

What's in the water?

A Fair Chance

Making Policy Public

A Fair Chance

Welcome to Health Care!

Making Policy Public

Welcome to Health Care!

Ready, Set, Apply!

Technical Assistance

Ready, Set, Apply!

news

Take a closer look at our Youth Education programs in process! This winter students are getting out of the classroom to delve deeper into social justice questions from all sides of the issues.  Students from the Bronx School for Law, Government, and Justice are ... more

news

We just held our last Teaching Artist Fellowship meeting of 2018! Our Fellows looked at how community surveys and stakeholder interviews can be a way for students to research their city and learn how important decisions are made. Over the course of this six-month ... more

 

Tuesday, December 4, 2018 2PM

Ten years ago, we launched our Making Policy Public program with the simple idea that good visuals and clear language could make policy — something so ubiquitous in our lives and yet so hard to understand — more accessible to all. We found out there was so much ... more

news

Thursday, November 29, 2018 2PM

Get a head start on gift giving season and give the gift of CUP! To celebrate 10 years of Making Policy Public we’re offering a box set of our 4 latest issues for just $25 – that’s over 20% off! The 2018 Box Set includes: Pinned Down? Rise Up!, our most ... more

news, awards

Tuesday, November 27, 2018 12PM

CUP is proud to announce that we are 1 of 20 finalists for the Brooklyn Community Foundation’s Spark Prize! The Spark Prize recognizes local nonprofits that embody four criteria: 1.) Born in Brooklyn 2.) Commitment to Equity 3.) Values Driven and 4.) Vision for the ... more

news

We’re thrilled to announce our latest Public Access Design jury who will help select the 2019 Public Access Design Fellows! This year we are joined by Jon(athan) Key, YuJune Park, Kemah George, and Carlos Quintana (clockwise, from top left).

event, workshop

Saturday, November 3, 2018 12PM

Would you play a game to learn how cooperatives work? When Haverford College’s Philadelphia Area Creative Collaboratives Program asked CUP to lead a workshop for students, we had them merge their interdisciplinary skills and design a playable game that breaks down ... more

open call

Monday, October 29, 2018 12PM

CUP is seeking a full-time Program Manager to work on our Community Education programs. The Program Manager will be an important part of CUP’s Community Education team, managing projects in core programs like Making Policy Public, Public Access Design, Envisioning ... more

talk

Friday, October 26, 2018 12PM

This week, Executive Director Christine Gaspar, presented at the CUSP Conference, a design conference held at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago.
Click here for more details on the event and fantastic panel of presenters!

news

We’re kicking off our Youth Education projects for the 2018-19 school year with three new City Studies and two new Urban Investigations projects!

news

Friday, October 26, 2018 12PM

We are thrilled to welcome Yasmin Safdié to our team as our first ever Director of Programs. In this new role, Yasmin will oversee CUP’s core programming, playing a key role in implementing our strategic plan and supporting our staff as we continue to grown and ... more

open call

Monday, October 22, 2018 5PM

CUP is looking for designers to join our Public Access Design program as 2019 Public Access Design Fellows.

Store Stories

City Studies

Store Stories

Pass It On!

Making Policy Public

Pass It On!

Don't Get Iced

Public Access Design

Don't Get Iced

Es Tu Dinero, Decides Tú

Making Policy Public

Es Tu Dinero, Decides Tú

If You Can Make It Here...

Urban Investigations

If You Can Make It Here...

We Own It

Making Policy Public

We Own It

Figuring Out Health Insurance

Making Policy Public

Figuring Out Health Insurance

What Does It Mean To Live In My Own Place?

Making Policy Public

What Does It Mean To Live In My Own Place?