Child Support?!

Making Policy Public

Child Support?!

Engage to Change

Technical Assistance

Engage to Change

Voice Recognition

Urban Investigations

Voice Recognition

Your School, Your Choice!

Making Policy Public

Your School, Your Choice!

Get It Back!

Public Access Design

Get It Back!

Who Benefits from Community Benefit Agreements?

Urban Investigations

Who Benefits from Community Benefit Agreements?

news

As a part of CUP’s ongoing series spotlighting our collaborators, Meet the Designer, we sat down with designer Luiza Dale! Luiza is a graphic designer based in Brooklyn. Her most recent CUP project, Immigrants & NY will be featured in ... more

launch event

We just wrapped up two in-class projects at International Community High School (ICHS). In collaboration with CUP, in-class teachers, and Teaching Artists, students from ICHS investigated: ·      How do suspensions impact students and the ... more

workshop, event

CUP recently teamed up with Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum to facilitate our Sewer in a Suitcase workshop for families at Industry City. This workshop explores New York City’s water infrastructure through hands-on activities and asks young people to invent and ... more

 

On February 22nd, The Drawing Center will unveil an exhibit on CUP’s collaborative design methods, following the development of one of our latest Making Policy Public projects. As a part of the exhibit, we’ll be hosting several public programs:

 

As students are investigating social justice questions from all sides of the issues, they’ve spent several months interviewing stakeholders and breaking down the complex information through creative projects. To investigate how public spaces are policed, students from ... more

 

Have you ever wanted to see how CUP works up close? To see what it looks like for a project to develop, from its outline, to sketches, to final design? Next month, The Drawing Center in NYC will unveil an exhibit focusing on CUP’s work and methodology. The exhibit, ... more

open call

Monday, January 14, 2019 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

 

Neighborhoods across New York City are facing major land-use changes through rezonings proposed by the City. To ensure that communities have a voice in shaping the future of their neighborhoods, CUP has been providing technical assistance to over a dozen community-based ... more

news

We’re proud to announce that CUP and ED Christine Gaspar have been featured in Next City’s “15 Solutions for Cities.” 19 prominent urbanists were asked: What incites hope for the future of our cities? Both CUP and Christine’s work were included ... more

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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

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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

I Got Arrested! Now What?

Making Policy Public

I Got Arrested! Now What?

Common Cents

City Studies

Common Cents

Step Right Up

City Studies

Step Right Up

Figuring Out Health Insurance

Making Policy Public

Figuring Out Health Insurance

Lunchroom Digest

City Studies

Lunchroom Digest

The Water Underground

Urban Investigations

The Water Underground

What the Cell?

Urban Investigations

What the Cell?

Rent Regulation Rights

Making Policy Public

Rent Regulation Rights