Who Benefits from Community Benefit Agreements?

Urban Investigations

Who Benefits from Community Benefit Agreements?

Language Rights are Civil Rights!

Public Access Design

Language Rights are Civil Rights!

Rumbo A Su Tarjeta Verde

Public Access Design

Rumbo A Su Tarjeta Verde

Fast Trash

City Studies

Fast Trash

We Own It

Making Policy Public

We Own It

Store Stories

City Studies

Store Stories

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

Show UP

Public Access Design

Show UP

Don't Bank On It

Making Policy Public

Don't Bank On It

Figuring Out Health Insurance

Making Policy Public

Figuring Out Health Insurance

Predatory Equity

Making Policy Public

Predatory Equity

Dick & Rick: A Visual Primer for Social Impact Design

Technical Assistance

Dick & Rick: A Visual Primer for Social Impact Design

Sign Up!

Public Access Design

Es Tu Dinero, Decides Tú

Making Policy Public

Es Tu Dinero, Decides Tú

Power Trip

Urban Investigations

Power Trip