Store Stories

City Studies

Store Stories

Shifty Business

Public Access Design

Shifty Business

Space Jam

Urban Investigations

Space Jam

Who Benefits from Community Benefit Agreements?

Urban Investigations

Who Benefits from Community Benefit Agreements?

Lunchroom Digest

City Studies

Lunchroom Digest

Rent Regulation Rights - San Francisco Edition

Making Policy Public

Rent Regulation Rights - San Francisco Edition

news

Thursday, February 2, 2017 3:57PM

Meet Alex! As a 2016 Public Access Design Fellow, Alex Tatusian designed our latest Public Access Design project, Bail’s Set… What’s Next? in collaboration with our partners, the Brooklyn Community Bail Fund.  1. Can you tell us a little bit more ... more

launch event

Friday, January 13, 2017 11AM

Getting ready to apply for affordable housing takes time, and it involves more than just filling out paperwork. Each building has different income qualifications and required materials, which can make putting together a strong application confusing. What exactly is ... more

launch event

Thursday, January 12, 2017 6PM

For friends and family members of a person who’s been arrested, the act of paying bail is a stressful and confusing process. Beyond finding the money cover the cost of bail, payers also have to decide how to pay. There are usually two options: cash bail or a ... more
  • BAM Fisher Hillman Studio
    321 Ashland Place
    Brooklyn, NY 11217

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Friday, January 6, 2017 4:15PM

CUP on the air! In December, we spent an afternoon at the WNYC studios as a guest on The Leonard Lopate Show. Listen to our director, Christine Gaspar, discuss the themes explored in “By the People: Designing for a Better America,” like affordable housing, food ... more

launch event

Tuesday, December 13, 2016 2PM

Our newest Technical Assistance project, Engage to Change, is now available! CUP teamed up with New York Foundation, Building Movement Project, and designers WeShouldDoItAll to create Engage to Change, a slide deck that breaks down the connection between ... more

news

Wednesday, December 7, 2016 12:38PM

This holiday season, CUP has you covered! We have two new products, available for a limited time only.  This pint-sized bundle of our Public Access Design products is perfect for the justice-seeker on the go! The pack features seven of our print Public ... more

news

Tuesday, December 6, 2016 4:25PM

Click here to help meet the increasingly urgent need for CUP’s work today. Dear Friend of CUP, In 2015, a young woman in the Bronx faced her landlord’s lawyer, alone, in Housing Court. She owed back rent, and was asking for extra time to pay it, and for the ... more

open call

Monday, December 5, 2016 10AM

CUP is looking for two Teaching Artists to lead Youth Education projects in the winter and spring of 2017.

open call

Monday, December 5, 2016 10AM

CUP is seeking a full-time Program Manager to contribute to our Youth Education programs. We are seeking a candidate with 3 to 5 years of professional experience in youth-related work, preferably with high school students. 

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Friday, December 2, 2016 5:30PM

Citizen! Designer! Now! As the fight for equity and justice becomes more urgent than ever, how we might use our craft as citizen designers to inform, inspire, empower and take action? What challenges need to be addressed? Which of them can designers realistically affect? How ... more
  • Parsons
    Starr Foundation Hall, Room UL102
    63 5th Avenue

 

Tuesday, November 29, 2016 10:54AM

Getting a jump-start on gift giving season? Give the gift of CUP! Our Making Policy Public Box Set features 14 of our most recent Making Policy Public projects. At more than 30% off, it’s the perfect gift for the urban enthusiasts and policy aficionados in your ... more

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This election year has been a sad and challenging time for those of us working to dismantle the systems that create and maintain inequity in our society. We will recover, regroup, and redouble our efforts in the days ahead. In the mean time, below are some resources that may ... more

Voters Rule

City Studies

Voters Rule

Participatory Budgeting

Technical Assistance

Participatory Budgeting

The Newtown Creek BOA

Technical Assistance

The Newtown Creek BOA

Air Fair?

City Studies

Air Fair?

Share, Where?

Urban Investigations

Share, Where?

We Own It

Making Policy Public

We Own It

Power Trip

Urban Investigations

Power Trip

I Heart East New York

Urban Investigations

I Heart East New York