We Are Public Housing

Making Policy Public

We Are Public Housing

What Does It Mean To Live In My Own Place?

Making Policy Public

What Does It Mean To Live In My Own Place?

Lotto Zone

Urban Investigations

Lotto Zone

Block Party

City Studies

Block Party

Grand Army Plaza

Urban Investigations

Grand Army Plaza

Pass It On!

Making Policy Public

Pass It On!

Talk

talk

Friday, October 30, 2015 10AM

On Friday, October 30th, Christine Gaspar, CUP’s Executive Director, co-led a workshop with the Community Development Project of the Urban Justice Center and Hester Street Collaborative on how “resource allies” can effectively collaborate with ... more

talk

Saturday, September 26, 2015 10:15AM

CUP had a great time at the Public Interest Design Institute in Dallas! CUP Program Manager Ingrid Haftel discussed our work with design and planning professionals as part of a training course on community-based design, presented by Design Corps, SEED Network, ... more

talk

Sunday, September 13, 2015 6PM

On Sunday, September 13th, Christine Gaspar, CUP’s Executive Director, and Liz Ogbu of Studio O will co-presented their work in community-engaged design at the University of Virginia School of Architecture as part of its Innovations in Practice lecture series.

talk, news, open call

Thursday, July 9, 2015 1PM

Hey advocates! Join CUP on Tuesday, July 9th, 1–2 pm, for a webinar on how to apply to Making Policy Public! The webinar is designed specifically for advocates and community groups. We will walk prospective applicants through the application process step-by-step and ... more

talk

On Tuesday, April 28th, Christine Gaspar, CUP’s Executive Director, joined Kemi Ilesanmi of The Laundromat Project and Katy Rubin of Theatre of the Oppressed NYC for a Professional Organization of Women in the Arts (POWarts) Colleagues & Friends Breakfast. In this ... more

talk

On February 17th, 2015, Christine Gaspar, CUP’s Executive Director, spoke at MIT’s City Design and Development Forum. The student-led Forum, a series of public guest lectures, has featured important practioners, designers, and scholars in the City Design and ... more

talk

Saturday, December 6, 2014 9AM

CUP’s Executive Director, Christine Gaspar, will be speaking on a panel for the 40th anniversary of the Smart Museum of Art at the University of Chicago. As part of the How to Make a Smart Museum series, the discussion will explore the way in which art can be ... more

talk

Wednesday, June 4, 2014 1:30PM

CUP’s Christine Gaspar, Hester Street Collaborative’s Anne Frederick, and the Urban Justice Center’s Alexa Kasdan will lead a workshop on building and maintaining effective collaborations to achieve social impact at the second annual Design Futures at the ... more

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Wednesday, May 21, 2014 6PM

CUP’s Deputy Director, Valeria Mogilevich, will be presenting a lecture on Power Trip, our Urban Investigation project exploring NYC’s energy infrastructure. Power Trip was a collaboration of CUP, teaching artist Samantha Contis, and NYC public high school ... more

talk

Friday, May 16, 2014 7PM

On May 16th, Christine Gaspar, CUP’s Executive Director, took part in a panel at the Museum of Art and Design on how innovative solutions transform urban life. This discussion, led by Julie Lasky of The New York Times, also featured Wendy Brawer of the Green Map ... more

talk

On May 7th, 2014, CUP’s Executive Director, Christine Gaspar, spoke at Design for Urban Disaster at Harvard University. Christine was part of the “Response” series of panels and spoke on the role of graphical communication in helping ... more

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On June 19th, 2014, Christine Gaspar, CUP’s Executive Director, spoke on a #ArtsEdTech panel at the Apple store in Soho. The talk was moderated by Jessica Wilt, Founder of the ArtsEdTechNYC Meetup group, and featured short films on the work of CUP, the ... more

Get It Back!

Public Access Design

Get It Back!

From Cellblock to Your Block

Urban Investigations

From Cellblock to Your Block

Participatory Budgeting

Technical Assistance

Participatory Budgeting

Is Your Neighborhood Getting Too Expensive?

Technical Assistance

Is Your Neighborhood Getting Too Expensive?

Power Trip

Urban Investigations

Power Trip

What Options Doc?

Urban Investigations

What Options Doc?

The Water Underground

Urban Investigations

The Water Underground

What Do Incarcerated Parents Need to Know About ACS?

Technical Assistance

What Do Incarcerated Parents Need to Know About ACS?