Share, Where?

Urban Investigations

Share, Where?

Language Rights are Civil Rights!

Public Access Design

Language Rights are Civil Rights!

Participatory Budgeting

Technical Assistance

Participatory Budgeting

I Heart East New York

Urban Investigations

I Heart East New York

I Got Arrested! Now What?

Making Policy Public

I Got Arrested! Now What?

Rent Regulation Rights

Making Policy Public

Rent Regulation Rights

open call

Monday, February 23, 2015 10AM

We’re looking for a teaching artist to lead an Urban Investigation project for high school students in the summer of 2015.

talk

On February 17th, 2015, Christine Gaspar, CUP’s Executive Director, will speak at MIT’s City Design and Development Forum. The student-led Forum, a series of public guest lectures, has featured important practioners, designers, and scholars in the City ... more

launch event

Monday, February 9, 2015 7PM

The New York City Council passes laws and approves the city budget. But, as important as their role is, few people know how the City Council actually works. How does it make decisions? And how can you interact with it? In this latest Urban ... more

launch event

Tuesday, February 3, 2015 7PM

Last year, two developments in NYC received an avalanche of media attention for their use of separate entrances for market-rate tenants and affordable housing tenants—what some called the “poor door.” Where did the “poor door” come ... more

 

CUP is pleased to announce our Making Policy Public collaborations for 2015! We will work with four groups of inspiring designers and advocates to break down complex policy issues so that more people can be involved in the decision-making impacting their ... more

open call

Monday, January 12, 2015 5PM

CUP is seeking a spring intern to assist with several current projects, which may include:

open call

Thursday, January 8, 2015 11:21AM

Like many of our fellow New Yorkers, and Americans, we at CUP struggled with the news of the Michael Brown and Eric Garner grand jury decisions. Many of us joined in protests and in supporting the work of our partner organizations who continue to work to reform ... more

news

Friday, December 19, 2014 2:02PM

Help foster more meaningful civic engagement by making a contribution today! Click here.

open call

Monday, December 15, 2014 10AM

CUP is seeking a graphic design team or studio to collaborate in developing the third in our series of hands-on, popular education workshop tools. Each toolkit is made up of a soft-cover, illustrated guidebook; physical components that help convey information about workshop ... more

talk

Saturday, December 6, 2014 9AM

CUP’s Executive Director, Christine Gaspar, will be speaking on a panel for the 40th anniversary of the Smart Museum of Art at the University of Chicago. As part of the How to Make a Smart Museum series, the discussion will explore the way in which art can be ... more

 

Thursday, November 20, 2014 1:36PM

CUP is a partner in the project, Curb Your Litter: Greenpoint, that is a finalist to receive funding support from the Greenpoint Community Environmental Fund. Want to see a CUP youth education project about garbage infrastructure in Greenpoint?

open call

Monday, November 17, 2014 10AM

CUP is seeking a full-time Program Director to manage our Youth Education programs. The Program Director will oversee our Urban Investigations and City Studies programs, as well as our professional development programs for educators, and development of curricula.  

Social Security Risk Machine

Making Policy Public

Social Security Risk Machine

How Can I Improve My Park?

Making Policy Public

How Can I Improve My Park?

Vendor Power!

Making Policy Public

Vendor Power!

Predatory Equity

Making Policy Public

Predatory Equity

Space Jam

Urban Investigations

Space Jam

Stand Up to Clean Up!

Public Access Design

Stand Up to Clean Up!

We care!

Making Policy Public

We care!

Rent Regulation Rights

Making Policy Public

Rent Regulation Rights