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City Studies

Soak It Up!

What is asylum?

Making Policy Public

What is asylum?

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Urban Investigations

Grand Army Plaza

Is College For Me?

Public Access Design

Is College For Me?

How Can I Improve My Park?

Making Policy Public

How Can I Improve My Park?

Lunchroom Digest

City Studies

Lunchroom Digest

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We’re delighted to announce our latest Public Access Design jury, who will help us select our next round of collaborations in 2021! This year we are joined by Maritza Silva-Farrell, Sumathy Kumar, Rose Wong, and Melisa Tekin.

 

Thursday, March 25, 2021 1:39PM

CUP and Teaching Artist Stephanie Eche have been collaborating with students from KAPPA International High School to investigate the digital divide in online learning. What is the digital divide? How can we create digital equity? How has the COVID-19 impacted all of this? ... more

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Susana Arellano is an architect, urban planner, designer, artist and educator. She’s also the co-founder and creative director of the social impact design firm, Agenda28. This spring, Susana and teachers from the International Community High School in the Bronx will ... more

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It’s been a long winter but spring is finally here! Over the past few months students have been hard at work using art, design, and collaborative research to investigate social justice issues impacting their communities. Mark your calendars and join us for two exciting ... more

open call

CUP is seeking a Development Coordinator to support our development, community engagement, and communications efforts, and play a key role in helping build the relationships and financial support that make our work possible. We’re looking for a creative, organized, ... more

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We’re thrilled to announce our latest round of Making Policy Public collaborations! Over the course of a year, we’ll be working with this stellar group of advocacy organizations and designers to create large fold-out posters that explain complex social ... more

open call

Hey NYC-based community organizations! Is a complex policy issue getting in the way of reaching your constituents? Apply to Public Access Design!

news

We’re excited to announce our latest Public Access Design projects! Over the next few months we’ll be collaborating with these amazing partners to create pocket-sized organizing and advocacy tools.

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This year’s stellar cohort of designers and artists will work with CUP to learn about our participatory design methods. Select fellows will also get to collaborate with CUP and our advocacy partners to create a visual tool that explains a social justice isssue through ... more

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We pulled together an all-star group of jurors to help us select our next CUP Fellow for Change in Design! This year we are joined by: Carly Ayres, Wael Morcos, and Elijah Bobo (clockwise from top left).

open call

We’re now accepting applications for the 2021 CUP Fellowship for Change in Design! The Fellowship is a paid, year-long, full-time, training program designed to promote and support individuals in gaining the skills, contacts, and experience to help them excel in their ... more

meet the…

Stephanie Eche is an artist, designer, consultant, podcaster, educator, and much, much more! This spring, Stephanie and students from KAPPA International High Schoolwill collaborate on an Urban Investigation on the issue of digital equity in NYC high schools. Hear more about ... more

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