Prison Profits: Who Pays The Price

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Prison Profits: Who Pays The Price

Planning for your children's future

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Planning for your children's future

My ID

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My ID

H2 Oh No!

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H2 Oh No!

From Shelter to Apartment

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From Shelter to Apartment

Scary, Ok With it, Good

City Studies

Scary, Ok With it, Good

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Catch up with past Change in Design Fellows:

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The new CUP Fellow for Change in Design is…Marisa Hetzler!

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Today, CUP is launching a fundraising campaign to help youth in Red Hook investigate the impacts of marijuana legalization. Will you join us in making this project happen? In Spring 2021, New York State passed a law legalizing marijuana possession and distribution. ... more

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What should the future of community engaged design look like—and how can we practice that future today? The COVID pandemic is still with us, but in many places, we’re also seeing signs of ‘reopening.’ It’s an inflection point and an invitation ... more

open call

CUP is looking for a Program Manager to be an integral part of our team’s work collaborating with community organizations and designers to create visually-based popular education tools. We’re seeking a creative and energetic individual who wants to use ... more

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We’re thrilled to announce the seven talented designers chosen by our jury as finalists for the 2021 CUP Fellowship for Change in Design! While we can only choose one designer to work with for the year, we’re showcasing all of our finalists in the spirit of ... more

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Want to make our summer program with Red Hook youth a reality? Be a fundraising champion for CUP! This summer, young people in Red Hook will collaborate with CUP to investigate the recent legalization of marijuana. By interviewing key stakeholders, surveying their community, ... more

open call

CUP is hiring two interns to start in June 2021! We are looking for two interns to support CUP in our communications and Youth Education work.  CUP interns assist with several projects and learn about CUP’s methods for using design to meet community needs. This ... more

meet the…

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.

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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

meet the…

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

launch event, news

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

Shine a Light on Your Utility Rights

Making Policy Public

Shine a Light on Your Utility Rights

Stand Clear of the Rising Fares

Urban Investigations

Stand Clear of the Rising Fares

Is Justice For All?

City Studies

Is Justice For All?

A Bet on Debt

City Studies

A Bet on Debt

Field Guide to Federalism

City Studies

Field Guide to Federalism

Are You Ready for a Ruckus?

Urban Investigations

Are You Ready for a Ruckus?

Zoning It In...

Urban Investigations

Zoning It In...

Ready, Set, Apply!

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Ready, Set, Apply!