Step Right Up

City Studies

Step Right Up

What Is Zoning?

Envisioning Development

What Is Zoning?

Making Change

City Studies

Making Change

Shifty Business

Public Access Design

Shifty Business

Store Stories

City Studies

Store Stories

Shine a Light on Your Utility Rights

Making Policy Public

Shine a Light on Your Utility Rights

2018

Party

Friday, October 12, 2018 12PM

A huge thanks to all who came out to our Annual Benefit on October 3rd! Over 300 designers, artists, community advocates, and urban enthusiasts came together to celebrate ten years of Making Policy Public! Special thanks to our stellar sponsors who made the event possible, ... more

news

As we look back on ten years of Making Policy Public, we’ve asked some of our past collaborators to come together to reflect on their projects and the impact of the program. See what Making Policy Public means to them in this video! And stay tuned for more stories as ... more

debut presentation

Tuesday, October 9, 2018 6PM

On Tuesday October 9, students from around the South Bronx will debut the website, The Bronx is Blossoming!

news

Thursday, September 13, 2018 12PM

1. What was your favorite part of the internship? My favorite part of the internship was when I went out and interviewed this famous journalist Ben Chapman at the NY Daily News and asked him about his job as a journalist and got his opinion about civic engagement, and the ... more

news

Wednesday, August 22, 2018 5PM

CUP is excited to announce the 2018 Teaching Artist Fellows! This inaugural cohort of Teaching Artists and Designers will work with CUP over the coming year and learn about our project-based youth education methods. Several of the fellows will also collaborate with CUP and ... more

launch event, sneak peek

In the summer of 2018 CUP, in collaboration with the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS), partnered with Teaching Artist Hugo Rojas and public high school students from around the South Bronx to investigate who has access to nature and who decides. Katie Lan, one of ... more

news

Friday, August 17, 2018 12PM

A huge thank you to Emilio and Katie, our stellar summer interns! We’re sad to see you go, but wish you the best of luck and happy trails! Here’s what they’ve been up to this summer at CUP!

open call

Friday, August 3, 2018 12PM

CUP is seeking a full-time Development and Program Assistant to provide support on CUP’s Youth Education and Community Education projects, as well as assist with organizational initiatives, particularly fundraising.

news

Friday, August 3, 2018 12PM

We’re thrilled to announce our latest Making Policy Public jury! This year we are joined by Natalia Aristizabal, Tracy Ma, Raymond Audain, and Jillian Tamaki (clockwise, from top left).

award

Friday, August 3, 2018 12PM

CUP is proud to announce that we are 1 of 14 finalists for the New York Community Trust Nonprofit Excellence Awards!

The New York Community Trust Nonprofit Excellence Awards recognize innovative and replicable nonprofit management practices. An expert 31-member selection committee chose the 14 finalists, following a readiness assessment, in-depth application, and 360-review of all management practices. Click here to learn more about the program and award!

We’re honored to be considered among such a stellar group of organizations! A huge congrats to our fellow finalists!

open call

Tuesday, July 24, 2018 10AM

CUP is seeking a Fall 2018–Spring 2019 intern to provide support for the organization on our Youth Education and Community Education programs. CUP is looking for the intern to assist with several projects, including: + Research/general project support on CUP’s ... more

open call

Friday, July 20, 2018 12PM

Calling all advocates and designers! CUP is seeking collaborators for the next four issues of Making Policy Public. Making Policy Public is our series of eight- to ten-month long collaborations of CUP staff, a designer (or design team), and a grassroots organization ... more

What Is Affordable Housing?

Envisioning Development

What Is Affordable Housing?

Seeking Sanctuary

Urban Investigations

Seeking Sanctuary

Yours to Keep

Making Policy Public

Yours to Keep

Participatory Budgeting

Technical Assistance

Participatory Budgeting

ICEbreaker

City Studies

ICEbreaker

What the Cell?

Urban Investigations

What the Cell?

Government in Plain Sight

City Studies

Government in Plain Sight

Shine a Light on Your Utility Rights

Making Policy Public

Shine a Light on Your Utility Rights