Seeking Sanctuary

Urban Investigations

Seeking Sanctuary

Air it Out

City Studies

Air it Out

My ID

City Studies

My ID

Child Support?!

Making Policy Public

Child Support?!

What Is Zoning?

Envisioning Development

What Is Zoning?

What Does It Mean To Live In My Own Place?

Making Policy Public

What Does It Mean To Live In My Own Place?

2013

news, award

We were excited and honored to be part of one of the ten teams selected to participate in HUD’s Rebuild By Design program. CUP was part of an interdisciplinary team lead by Interboro Partners, which created proposals to address Sandy recovery. Find out more at: ... more

open call

Tuesday, August 27, 2013 6PM

CUP is seeking a fall intern to assist with several current projects, including: + Research/general project support on CUP’s Community Education tools + Design production work for print using Adobe CS products + Production work on our education tools, including ... more

news, award

We’re very excited to announce an award from the Graham Foundation for our new Chicago edition of CUP’s Affordable Housing Toolkit.

news, exhibit

Our Making Policy Public series is on display at the Chicago Cultural Center through September 1st as part of the exhibition Spontaneous Interventions: Design Actions for the Common Good.
  • Chicago Cultural Center
    78 E. Washington St
    Chicago

news

Friday, July 26, 2013 3PM

CUP went to the UPROSE Climate Justice Youth Summit in Sunset Park. “Climate justice” and “Environmental Justice” view the health of the climate and environment as ethical issues since climate change may disproportionately ... more

open call

Monday, July 22, 2013 5PM

CUP has three open calls for City Studies teaching artist positions in the fall of 2013.

open call

Sunday, July 21, 2013 5PM

CUP is seeking an Event Coordinator to help us produce our 2013 Annual Benefit.

workshop

Saturday, July 20, 2013 10AM

On Saturday, July 20th, CUP broke out the Sewer in a Suitcase for two great outdoor events.  CUP came to Governors Island as part of the Metropolitan Water Alliance’s City of Water Day to teach about how the combined sewer system impacts the health and safety of ... more

open call

Friday, July 19, 2013 8PM

CUP is looking for project proposals from community organizations for its Public Access Design program. Through this program, organizations collaborate with CUP and a designer on intensive projects that result in educational tools that visually break down ... more

open call

Friday, July 12, 2013 11PM

Making Policy Public is CUP’s series of 6- to 10-month long collaborations of CUP staff, a designer, and a group advocating for community change. Through an intensive collaboration, the program leads to the creation of fold-out posters that use graphic design to ... more

workshop

Thursday, June 27, 2013 6:30PM

CUP is developing a tablet-based app for educators interested in using the methodology and activities from our Urban Investigations in their own work. Join us on June 27th for a feedback session on the first chapter in this series.
  • CUP office
    232 Third Street
    Brooklyn

talk

Monday, June 24, 2013 1:15PM

CUP’s Christine Gaspar spoke about the challenge and importance of open government at the MIT-Knight Civic Media Conference. With panels full of hackers, policymakers, journalists, and activists, the conference looked at the changing roles of ... more

Power Trip

Urban Investigations

Power Trip

How Can I Improve My Park?

Making Policy Public

How Can I Improve My Park?

Rent Regulation Rights

Making Policy Public

Rent Regulation Rights

The Fresh Producers

Urban Investigations

The Fresh Producers

Now Boarding

Urban Investigations

Now Boarding

Welcome to Health Care!

Making Policy Public

Welcome to Health Care!

Who Makes Bail?

Urban Investigations

Who Makes Bail?

Shine a Light on Your Utility Rights

Making Policy Public

Shine a Light on Your Utility Rights