The Cargo Chain

Making Policy Public

The Cargo Chain

Carbon City

City Studies

Carbon City

Your School, Your Choice!

Making Policy Public

Your School, Your Choice!

I Got Arrested! Now What?

Making Policy Public

I Got Arrested! Now What?

Rent Regulation Rights - San Francisco Edition

Making Policy Public

Rent Regulation Rights - San Francisco Edition

What Do Incarcerated Parents Need to Know About ACS?

Technical Assistance

What Do Incarcerated Parents Need to Know About ACS?

News

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Tuesday, June 13, 2017 12:26PM

What does civic engagement look like for youth today? How can students have an impact in the age of Trump? CUP’s Urban Investigations educational programs have always given high school students the tools to ask tough questions about important issues and hold ... more

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We are thrilled to announce the six talented designers chosen by our jury as finalists for the CUP Fellowship for Change in Design!

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Tuesday, May 23, 2017 12PM

What does it mean to be civically engaged? What actions are associated with civic engagement? How can someone under the age of 18 participate in their community? CUP hosts a Civic Engagement Day as part of each of our Youth Education programs where we invite community ... more

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Monday, May 1, 2017 2:49PM

Happy International Workers’ Day! Today, we’re celebrating workers the way we celebrate every day: by sharing and creating resources that help historically underrepresented people know their rights and participate in the decision-making processes that shape their ... more

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Thursday, April 27, 2017 2:32PM

There are only five days left to apply for the CUP Fellowship for Change in Design, our paid, year-long, full-time, training program designed to promote and support individuals in gaining the skills, contacts, and experience to help them excel in their design ... more

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Thursday, March 2, 2017 5:02PM

What’s better than one of our newest Making Policy Public posters? All four of our newest Making Policy Public posters! These posters will help this wild world make sense again, one complex policy issue at a time. For a limited time only, we are offering A ... more

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Thursday, March 2, 2017 4:30PM

Finding a job after you’re released from prison is difficult. Some employers discriminate against people with criminal records, and explaining a gap in your resume is tricky. New York City recently passed the Fair Chance Act to protect formerly incarcerated New Yorkers ... more

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Thursday, March 2, 2017 4:18PM

Enrolling in NYC public high schools is an overwhelming and difficult process. There are over 600 schools students can choose from and not all of them may be the right one. Many immigrant students and their families don’t know that they have the right to ask for help ... more

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Wednesday, February 15, 2017 12:46PM

CUP is thrilled to announce our Making Policy Public collaborations for 2017! We will work with four groups of inspiring designers and advocates to break down complex policy issues so that more people can be involved in the decision-making impacting their ... more

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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

Bail's Set... What's Next?

Public Access Design

Bail's Set... What's Next?

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Public Access Design

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Welcome to Health Care!

Making Policy Public

Welcome to Health Care!

Up Closed and Personal

Urban Investigations

Up Closed and Personal

Stand Clear of the Rising Fares

Urban Investigations

Stand Clear of the Rising Fares

What Does It Mean To Live In My Own Place?

Making Policy Public

What Does It Mean To Live In My Own Place?

Predatory Equity

Making Policy Public

Predatory Equity

My ID

City Studies

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