A Fair Chance

Making Policy Public

A Fair Chance

Happy Meals?

City Studies

Happy Meals?

It's Not Just Personal

Making Policy Public

It's Not Just Personal

Figuring Out Health Insurance

Making Policy Public

Figuring Out Health Insurance

Don't Get Iced

Public Access Design

Don't Get Iced

What Is Zoning?

Envisioning Development

What Is Zoning?

News

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Wednesday, February 15, 2017 12:07PM

Choosing where to live, who to live with, and how to live one’s life are basic rights. But for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) it can be particularly difficult to access those rights. In the past, living with family or in group homes may ... more

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Wednesday, February 8, 2017 4:43PM

CUP is excited to announce the 2017 Public Access Design Fellows. The incoming group of designers and artists will work with CUP over the coming year, and learn about our participatory design  methods. Several of the fellows will also get ... more

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Three CUP projects are now available in additional languages!

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We’re excited and honored to announce that the National Endowment for the Arts has awarded CUP with a grant for 2016-17! The grant will support CUP’s Making Policy Public program, which uses art and design to make public policy accessible for everyone. Each ... more

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We’re honored and excited to announce that CUP received the 2016 National Design Award for Corporate and Institutional Achievement from Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum.

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Do you want to help our CUP students investigate our city through art and design? Here’s the opportunity you’ve been waiting for!

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Tuesday, March 1, 2016 12:09PM

Since the Fresh Kills landfill closed on Staten Island over 15 years ago, NYC has exported all of its trash to other places to be buried or burned. Everyone from government officials to local residents has debated this complicated process, but one thing all folks agree on is ... more

The Deciders

City Studies

The Deciders

Don't Trash NYC!

Public Access Design

Don't Trash NYC!

Rent Regulation Rights

Making Policy Public

Rent Regulation Rights

Child Support?!

Making Policy Public

Child Support?!

We Own It

Making Policy Public

We Own It

Share, Where?

Urban Investigations

Share, Where?

Welcome to Health Care!

Making Policy Public

Welcome to Health Care!

My ID

City Studies

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