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A Fair Chance

Making Policy Public

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open call

Monday, June 10, 2013 10PM

CUP is looking for designers to join our Public Access Design program as 2013-2014 Design Fellows. We’re looking for NYC-based visual thinkers working in print, motion graphics, animation, information design, and interaction design who are interested in bringing ... more

open call

Monday, June 3, 2013 5PM

New! Two Calls for teaching artist for fall Urban Investigations We’re looking for teaching artists to design and implement Urban Investigation projects for high school students in the fall of 2013.

talk

Friday, May 31, 2013 1PM

CUP’s Executive Director, Christine Gaspar, presented a lecture on design and advocacy at Public Interest Design’s Design Futures Conference in Austin, Texas. Joined by other design practicioners from across the nation, Christine spoke to the importance of ... more

open call

Wednesday, May 1, 2013 5PM

CUP is seeking a teaching artist to lead an Urban Investigation this summer. For this project, the teaching artist will work with public high school students from the Bronx to investigate how school closings work.

news, workshop

Thursday, April 25, 2013 5PM

ULURP may sound like a monster (and some people think it is), but it stands for Uniform Land Use Review Procedure and it’s the process by which major land use changes get reviewed and approved in New York City. It’s long, complicated, and involves lots of ... more
  • Open Plans
    148 Lafayette St, 12th floor
    New York, NY

open call

Monday, April 22, 2013 5PM

CUP is seeking a teaching artist to lead an Urban Investigation in the summer of 2013. For this project the teaching artist will work at Dia:Beacon with high school students from the surrounding community to investigate the role of a museum in the city. CUP’s ... more

news, talk, workshop

Thursday, April 11, 2013 2:30PM

CUP fans and friends joined us in Chicago for a workshop and panel discussion about affordable housing in Chicago. CUP partnered with Converge:Exchange, Chicago Community Loan Fund, and Archeworks to host “Community Tools for Affordable Housing” on Thursday, ... more
  • Archeworks
    625 North Kingsbury Street
    Chicago, IL 60654

launch event

Thursday, April 4, 2013 7PM

From the days of Tammany to the era of TiVo, New Yorkers always had to make do with cramped living conditions. Many see micro-apartments as a way to fix to New York’s housing crunch. However, others worry that these snug accommodations serve only a narrow group. ... more
  • Tenement Museum
    103 Orchard St, 2nd fl
    New York, NY
    F/J/M/Z to Delancey-Essex St, B/D to Grand St

launch event

Remás and CUP presented our new Making Policy Public “Es Tu Dinero, Decides Tú” to the Si Se Puede women’s housecleaning cooperative in Sunset Park, Brooklyn.

open call

Friday, March 29, 2013 6PM

CUP is seeking a summer 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

launch event, screening

Monday, March 18, 2013 7:15PM

At almost any New York City bodega, you can quick-draw, scratch, or mega-million your way towards million dollar jackpots. Thousands of New Yorkers play the lottery every day. But how does the lottery really work? Who is playing, and where does all the money go? Who wins and ... more
  • Anthology Film Archives
    32 2nd Avenue (at Second Street)
    New York, NY
    F to 2nd Avenue

talk

Saturday, March 16, 2013 3PM

CUP’s Valeria Mogilevich will be presenting “City Studies: project-based learning for a new civics education” at the Museum of the City of New York’s Teaching Social Activism Conference. CUP will share our methodology for developing project-based ... more
  • Museum of the City of New York
    1220 Fifth Avenue at 104th Street
    New York, NY

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