Rent Regulation Rights

Making Policy Public

Rent Regulation Rights

Language Rights are Civil Rights!

Public Access Design

Language Rights are Civil Rights!

What's On Your Plate?

City Studies

What's On Your Plate?

Lunchroom Digest

City Studies

Lunchroom Digest

Soak It Up!

City Studies

Soak It Up!

Keep Your Family's Home

Public Access Design

Keep Your Family's Home

news, award

CUP is honored to be listed in the Public Interest Design 100 with so many other great people and organizations. 

news, award

We’re honored to be a recipient of the 2012 Curry Stone Design Prize. The prize, which highlights social design pioneers, was awarded to CUP and four other groups at a ceremony held in November at the Harvard Graduate School of Design.

open call

Monday, November 26, 2012 5PM

We’re seeking a teaching artist to design and implement a 15-session project for high school students at the Bushwick School for Social Justice.

Party

CUP held its benefit on October 11th, 2012 at the Green Building in Gowanus, Brooklyn. Thanks to you it was our first sold-out event!

news, exhibit, sneak peek

Making Policy Public is hitting the subway! Our fracking project with Damascus Citizens for Sustainability and Papercut is coming to a platform near you! Thanks to the generous support of Sappi Ideas That Matter, we’ve been able to bring the poster we’ve ... more

talk

Thursday, September 27, 2012 5:30PM

CUP’s Executive Director, Christine Gaspar, spoke at the Making Space Conference hosted by the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Design. Sharing CUP’s work, Christine highlighted the role of art and design in civic engagement. 

launch event

Thursday, September 13, 2012 7PM

Who decides where supermarkets go? Does the Bronx have enough supermarkets? Does it matter? This summer, CUP collaborated with teaching artist Hatuey Ramos-Fermín and a group of Bronx public high school students from CUNY College Now at Hostos Community College to ... more
  • New York University
    35 W. 4th Street, Room 1080

open call

Monday, September 10, 2012 5PM

We have two new open calls out for teaching artists and designers in our City Studies and Urban Investigations programs. Apply now! 

news

New York City has public high schools with every imaginable theme, a dizzying array of application requirements, and charter schools galore. Choosing from one of NYC’s over 400 public high schools can be a real task. How do you decide where you go to school? And ... more

open call

Monday, August 6, 2012 8PM

CUP is seeking advocacy partners to join Public Access Design, our new series of multimedia projects that use design to make complex urban issues accessible to the New Yorkers most affected by them.

launch event

Monday, July 23, 2012 7PM

New York City has public high schools with every imaginable theme, a dizzying array of application requirements, and charter schools galore. Choosing from one of NYC’s over 400 public high schools can be a real task. How do you decide where you go to school? And ... more
  • Austrian Cultural Forum
    11 East 52nd Street
    New York, NY
    E/M to Fifth Avenue/53rd Street
    B/D/F/M to Rockefeller Center

news, award

“Know Your Lines,” our issue of Making Policy Public breaking down the political redistricting process was called out as a notable project in this year’s Core77 Design Awards. Two separate juries, one in the Visual Communication category and one in the ... more

The Deciders

City Studies

The Deciders

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Public Access Design

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Rent Regulation Rights - San Francisco Edition

Making Policy Public

Rent Regulation Rights - San Francisco Edition

En El Campo De Los Impuestos

Making Policy Public

En El Campo De Los Impuestos

Get Money

City Studies

Get Money

The Public School Avengers

Urban Investigations

The Public School Avengers

Participatory Budgeting

Technical Assistance

Participatory Budgeting

Pass It On!

Making Policy Public

Pass It On!