What Is Zoning?

Envisioning Development

What Is Zoning?

What You Need To Know About ACS

Making Policy Public

What You Need To Know About ACS

Stand Up to Clean Up!

Public Access Design

Stand Up to Clean Up!

Is There A Pattern?

Urban Investigations

Is There A Pattern?

What Does It Mean To Live In My Own Place?

Making Policy Public

What Does It Mean To Live In My Own Place?

Rent Regulation Rights - San Francisco Edition

Making Policy Public

Rent Regulation Rights - San Francisco Edition

News

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CUP is pleased to launch Public Access Design – our new series of multimedia projects that use design to make complex urban issues accessible to the New Yorkers most affected by them.

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Check out this amazing look inside the Participatory Budgeting (PB) process from Bill Moyers. CUP helped to create outreach and voting materials for PB in NYC and is excited to be a part of next year’s expanded PB process.  To see the projects that were selected ... more

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CUP’s Making Policy Public project on street vendor rights was featured in designer and author Andrew Shea’s new book, “Designing for Social Change.”

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Are YOU ready to decide how to spend millions of taxpayer dollars? Voting is now underway for Participatory Budgeting in NYC! Anyone 18 or older who lives in one of the participating districts can help decide how to spend millions of dollars on community projects – and ... more
  • Visit pbnyc.org for more info about how to vote and what’s on the ballot.

launch event, news

Thursday, November 10, 2011 12PM

On November 10, CUP presented our Urban Investigation “Power Trip” to a buzzing group of Queens high schoolers. The project —a collaboration between CUP, CUP teaching artist Samantha Contis, and students from Aviation High School— asked “where ... more
  • Queens Public Library, Broadway Branch
    40-20 Broadway
    Long Island City, NY

news, award

Thursday, August 11, 2011 10AM

The Rockefeller Foundation has selected CUP as one of the recipients of this year’s Cultural Innovation Fund Grants! The grant will allow CUP to develop a new program that helps communitiy organizations access design services to demystify complex policy and planning ... more

news, award

Monday, June 28, 2010 12PM

CUP’s What Is Affordable Housing? guidebook was recently selected by AIGA, a professional association for graphic designers, for its “50 Books/50 Covers of 2009,” a traveling exhibition that honors outstanding book and cover design.

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Public Access Design

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Keep Your Family's Home

Public Access Design

Keep Your Family's Home

The Newtown Creek BOA

Technical Assistance

The Newtown Creek BOA

Your School, Your Choice!

Making Policy Public

Your School, Your Choice!

Sign Up!

Public Access Design

Participatory Budgeting

Technical Assistance

Participatory Budgeting

Shine a Light on Your Utility Rights

Making Policy Public

Shine a Light on Your Utility Rights

Is Your Landlord Harassing You or Your Neighbors?

Envisioning Development

Is Your Landlord Harassing You or Your Neighbors?