Get Money

City Studies

Get Money

Figuring Out Health Insurance

Making Policy Public

Figuring Out Health Insurance

Stand Up to Clean Up!

Public Access Design

Stand Up to Clean Up!

What is asylum?

Making Policy Public

What is asylum?

Dick & Rick: A Visual Primer for Social Impact Design

Technical Assistance

Dick & Rick: A Visual Primer for Social Impact Design

Government in Plain Sight

City Studies

Government in Plain Sight

news, launch event

You’re invited to the online debut of DataFace!

news

Many people across New York are forced to choose between paying their utility bills and paying for basic necessities like food, medication, and school supplies. But during the COVID-19 crisis, water, gas and electric companies can’t shut off service for anyone, ... more

meet the…

For our latest installment of Meet the Teaching Artist, we sat down with Marianna Olinger!

news

As the impacts of the pandemic and the ways it exacerbates racial and economic inequities are becoming clearer, our focus at CUP is also clear. Every day we’re making sure that individuals from marginalized communities have the information they need ... more

launch event

On April 30, 2020 students from Life Sciences Secondary School and Teaching Artist Stephen Kwok debuted Swipe Out, live to an online audience! Swipe Out investigates how the MTA’s crackdown on fare evasion impacts New Yorkers.  Check out the ... more

news

More New Yorkers than ever are trying to get public assistance to meet basic needs during the COVID-19 crisis. The project we created with the Safety Net Project and design studio All Other Services can help navigate this complex process.

launch event, news

Shine A Light On Your Utility Rights is now available in Spanish!

news

The NYC Department of Housing Preservation and Development recently launched a short video using CUP visuals to help people apply for affordable housing online, while in-person city services are temporarily paused.

news

We are sad to announce that we are cancelling the CUP Fellowship for Change in Design for 2020. We plan to resume the program in 2021.

news

Support your community by showing up as a bystander. As we’re seeing a rise in Anti-Asian/American and xenophobic harassment, we want to share a resource we made with Hollaback! on how you can take a stand and take action as a bystander.

news, open call

The deadline for Public Access Design has been extended to April 20th, at 5pm EST. 

meet the…

In these uncertain times, many artists are losing sources of income and opportunities for work. We’re keeping an updated list of resources here (including grants and relief funds for artists). But we also want to shine a light on the important cultural work ... more

TGNCY-NYC

Public Access Design

TGNCY-NYC

Scary, Ok With it, Good

City Studies

Scary, Ok With it, Good

Space Jam

Urban Investigations

Space Jam

The Who in the Q!

Urban Investigations

The Who in the Q!

Making the Grade

Urban Investigations

Making the Grade

Your School, Your Choice!

Making Policy Public

Your School, Your Choice!

Lunchroom Digest

City Studies

Lunchroom Digest

Share, Where?

Urban Investigations

Share, Where?