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Get Support in Housing Court

Making Policy Public

Get Support in Housing Court

Is Your Neighborhood Getting Too Expensive?

Technical Assistance

Is Your Neighborhood Getting Too Expensive?

The Water Underground

Urban Investigations

The Water Underground

What's Going On In The Neighborhood?

Envisioning Development

What's Going On In The Neighborhood?

Store Stories

City Studies

Store Stories

2015

exhibit

CUP’s What Is Affordable Housing? is currently featured in two exhibitions in New York City!

Party

Thanks to everyone who came to our Annual Benefit on October 1st and helped to make it such a success! A big thanks also to all our sponsors who made the event possible. Over 300 community advocates, artists, designers, and other urban enthusiasts came together to celebrate ... more

Party, open call

Thursday, October 1, 2015 4PM

Want to help CUP this year? Then volunteer at our Annual Benefit on Thursday, October 1st! We’re looking for folks who can come out and assist with greeting, food prep, bartending, and more. Volunteers can choose between two shifts, about four hours each, between 4 ... more

open call

Monday, September 28, 2015 5PM

CUP is looking for a Teaching Artist to lead an Urban Investigation in the fall of 2015 in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. The Teaching Artist will work with CUP and a group of students from the School for Legal Studies to investigate a fundamental question about ... 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

launch event

Monday, September 21, 2015 7PM

Serving over 5 million New Yorkers daily, the NYC public transit system is the largest in North America and an essential part of city life. Riders across the city are feeling the effects of a fare hike from earlier this year and worrying that more are on the way. Why are ... 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.

open call

Tuesday, September 8, 2015 5PM

CUP is seeking a fall intern to assist with several 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 painting, ... more

open call

Friday, September 4, 2015 5PM

CUP is seeking a Teaching Artist Assistant to work with a CUP Teaching Artist and a group of Greenpoint public high school students on a year-long Urban Investigation project exploring the question “Where does the trash go, and who decides?” using ... more

exhibit

Wednesday, September 2, 2015 7PM

CUP’s Vendor Power! was featured in a pop-up exhibition in Haus der Kulturen der Welt from September 3rd–20th, 2015. Organized by Project Bauhaus, the exhibition accompanied an international symposium, “Can design change society?”, and showcased 25 ... more

open call

Monday, August 31, 2015 5PM

The call for partners for the 2016 issues of Making Policy Public is now open! Making Policy Public projects are 10-month collaborations of CUP, community and advocacy organizations, and design professionals. CUP seeks organizations who are working to address a policy issue ... more

launch event

On June 2nd, 2015 public high school students presented “Making Change.”

Engage to Change

Technical Assistance

Engage to Change

Your Guide to Welfare in NYC

Making Policy Public

Your Guide to Welfare in NYC

Participatory Budgeting

Technical Assistance

Participatory Budgeting

What Do Incarcerated Parents Need to Know About ACS?

Technical Assistance

What Do Incarcerated Parents Need to Know About ACS?

Show Up

Public Access Design

Show Up

Rent, Rights, and Repairs

Public Access Design

Rent, Rights, and Repairs

We Own It

Making Policy Public

We Own It

Displaced From This Place?

Urban Investigations

Displaced From This Place?