Pass It On!

Making Policy Public

Pass It On!

The Cargo Chain

Making Policy Public

The Cargo Chain

Happy Meals?

City Studies

Happy Meals?

Participatory Budgeting

Technical Assistance

Participatory Budgeting

What's in the water?

Making Policy Public

What's in the water?

Your School, Your Choice!

Making Policy Public

Your School, Your Choice!

2017

open call

Monday, September 11, 2017 5PM

The call for proposals for the 10th anniversary year of Making Policy Public is now open, marking a decade of CUP’s leadership in community-engaged design collaborations for social change.

talk

Friday, September 8, 2017 3:20PM

On Friday, September 8th, Christine Gaspar, CUP’s Executive Director will present a talk on Design and Civic Engagement as part of the Hopscotch Design Festival in Raleigh, NC. The Hopscotch Design Festival is a two-day event exploring the future of creativity, design, ... more
  • Raleigh, NC

news

Wednesday, September 6, 2017 4:34PM

Meet Damon Locks! Damon is a Chicago-based visual artist, educator, vocalist/musician, and deejay. In 2011, CUP collaborated with Damon and Domestic Workers United on We Care, a Making Policy Public poster explaining the rights of domestic workers.

news, open call

Wednesday, September 6, 2017 1:53PM

We pulled together an all-star group of jurors to help us select our next Making Policy Public collaborators! Our juries consist of two designers and two advocates who are outstanding in their respective fields.  This year, we are thrilled to be joined by: Keira ... more

open call

Wednesday, August 30, 2017 5PM

CUP is seeking a fall intern to provide support for the organization and our Community Education programs. Our fall intern will assist with several projects, including: + Research for updates to our What Is Affordable Housing? Toolkit + Support for evaluation efforts for our ... more

news

Wednesday, August 23, 2017 11:18AM

Thank you so much to Project Resist for partnering with us for the month of September! Together, we raised $250 to sustain our hands-on investigative Youth Education programs to empower our next generation of civic leaders. Together, we’ll investigate: what does ... more

open call

Monday, August 21, 2017 10AM

CUP is looking for a Teaching Artist to lead a Youth Education Urban Investigation project in the fall of 2017. Learn more about Urban Investigations here!

open call

Monday, August 21, 2017 10AM

CUP is looking for two Teaching Artists to lead Youth Education City Studies projects in the fall of 2017. Find out more about City Studies here!

open call

Monday, August 7, 2017 5PM

CUP is seeking applications from grassroots community organizations and advocacy groups for Public Access Design! Public Access Design projects are collaborations in which CUP, a designer, and an advocate work together to create an accessible visual ... more

talk, news, open call

Wednesday, July 19, 2017 1PM

Hey Advocates! CUP’s Community Education staff members, Oscar Nuñez and Mark Torrey explained everything you need to know to create a top-notch advocate or community group application for CUP’s Making Policy Public and Public Access ... more

news

Thursday, July 13, 2017 3:06PM

CUP is excited to announce the selection of Nicholas Johnson as our first ever CUP Fellow for Change in Design! The Fellowship is our new initiative to support the development of a pipeline of talented individuals from historically under-represented communities into the ... more

news

Wednesday, July 12, 2017 4:18PM

This year, we are celebrating ten years of Making Policy Public! That’s ten years of collaborations, visual explanations, and increasing access to information and decision-making to those who need it most. For a limited time only, we are offering four classic issues ... more

Shifty Business

Public Access Design

Shifty Business

Talking Trash: Throwing Out the Big Apple

Urban Investigations

Talking Trash: Throwing Out the Big Apple

Soak It Up!

City Studies

Soak It Up!

What Do Incarcerated Parents Need to Know About ACS?

Technical Assistance

What Do Incarcerated Parents Need to Know About ACS?

Social Security Risk Machine

Making Policy Public

Social Security Risk Machine

I Heart East New York

Urban Investigations

I Heart East New York

Making the Grade

Urban Investigations

Making the Grade

Seeking Sanctuary

Urban Investigations

Seeking Sanctuary