Voters Rule

City Studies

Voters Rule

Ready, Set, Apply!

Technical Assistance

Ready, Set, Apply!

What's in the Water?

Making Policy Public

What's in the Water?

Housing Court Help

Public Access Design

Housing Court Help

Figuring Out Health Insurance

Making Policy Public

Figuring Out Health Insurance

Announcing our 2019 Making Policy Public collaborations

Announcing our 2019 Making Policy Public collaborations

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 with so many incredible community partners and designers.

We’re thrilled to announce the 2019 round of Making Policy Public issues and look forward to working with these teams over the next year!

Increasing civic engagement for incarcerated people and their families
Designers: Karl Orozco and Tahnee Pantig
Advocate: Alliance of Families for Justice

The right to counsel for tenants facing eviction in NYC
Designers: Chelsea Atwell, Hanah Ho, and Ida Woldemichael
Advocate: Housing Court Answers

Risk Assessment Instruments and their effect on mass incarceration
Designers: Two-N
Advocate: JustLeadershipUSA

E-carceration: the effect of in-home electronic monitoring devices on mass criminalization
Designers: Shreyas R Krishnan and Kruttika Susarla
Advocate: Freedom to Thrive (formerly Enlace)

Special thanks to our stellar jury who selected this year’s projects. Click here to learn more about the project teams and issues!

Pass It On!

Making Policy Public

Pass It On!

Who Benefits from Community Benefit Agreements?

Urban Investigations

Who Benefits from Community Benefit Agreements?

Seeking Sanctuary

Urban Investigations

Seeking Sanctuary

Don't Get Iced

Public Access Design

Don't Get Iced

Are You Ready for a Ruckus?

Urban Investigations

Are You Ready for a Ruckus?

Stand Up to Clean Up!

Public Access Design

Stand Up to Clean Up!

I Got Arrested! Now What?

Making Policy Public

I Got Arrested! Now What?

What You Need To Know About ACS

Making Policy Public

What You Need To Know About ACS