What's in the water?

Making Policy Public

What's in the water?

A Fair Chance

Making Policy Public

A Fair Chance

Participatory Budgeting

Technical Assistance

Participatory Budgeting

Are You Ready for a Ruckus?

Urban Investigations

Are You Ready for a Ruckus?

En El Campo De Los Impuestos

Making Policy Public

En El Campo De Los Impuestos

Rent Regulation Rights - San Francisco Edition

Making Policy Public

Rent Regulation Rights - San Francisco Edition
    • Wednesday, June 19, 2013, 7pm
    • Colors Restaurant
      417 Lafayette Street
      New York, NY
      N/R to 8th St-NYU, 6 to Astor Pl

“Making the Grade” debut presentation

"Making the Grade" debut presentation

Every restaurant in New York has a grade. Lots of people decide where to eat based on those grades but what do they really mean? Where do they come from?

Students from Lyons Community School worked with CUP teaching artist Leigh Davis to go behind the letters. They interviewed restaurant owners and workers from neighborhood joints and Michelin-starred sensations, spoke with inspectors from the Department of Health, and paid a visit to the Public Advocate's office. They took what they learned about the system (especially who's apt to go through smoothly, and who'll have a tough time navigating it) and made a booklet on making the grade.

This tasty project made its debut on Wednesday, June 19th. Students spoke about their process and lead a Q & A on the grading system in the dining room of Colors, the only restaurant in New York that is cooperatively owned and operated by its workers.

This public presentation of Making the Grade is a People & Buildings event.

Making the Grade was made possible by Lyons Community School. Additional support was provided by public funds from the New York City Department of Culture in partnership with the City Council.

Who Benefits from Community Benefit Agreements?

Urban Investigations

Who Benefits from Community Benefit Agreements?

Keep Your Family's Home

Public Access Design

Keep Your Family's Home

Rent Regulation Rights - San Francisco Edition

Making Policy Public

Rent Regulation Rights - San Francisco Edition

En El Campo De Los Impuestos

Making Policy Public

En El Campo De Los Impuestos

Food Stamped

City Studies

Food Stamped

Fast Trash

City Studies

Fast Trash

Share, Where?

Urban Investigations

Share, Where?

We Are Public Housing

Making Policy Public

We Are Public Housing