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Urban Investigations

Are You Ready for a Ruckus?

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Public Access Design

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Soda Census

City Studies

Soda Census

The Fresh Producers

Urban Investigations

The Fresh Producers

Who Benefits from Community Benefit Agreements?

Urban Investigations

Who Benefits from Community Benefit Agreements?

Don't Get Iced

Public Access Design

Don't Get Iced

talk

CUP is coming to MIT! On April 19th, Christine will present on CUP’s methods for working with people from historically underrepresented communities to break down and represent complex urban issues; lessons learned along the way; and how CUP is working to shape the ... more

talk

Recently CUP had the opportunity to participate in the Bauhaus Dessau’s Centenary Program through the Festival School Fundamental. As part of the Festival, a group of 15 organizations and institutions from around the world came together as the Parliament of Schools to ... more

talk

For our friends out West, don’t miss CUP in Arizona! On April 10th, Executive Director Christine Gaspar, will present with social designer Liz Ogbu at Arizona State University. As a part of the Design School Lectures on Experimentation, Christine and Liz will ... more

news

We pulled together an all-star group of jurors to help us select our next CUP Fellow for Change in Design! This year we are joined by Nicole Killian and Juan Carlos Pagan. Nicole Killian’s work investigates how the structures of the internet, mobile messaging, and ... more

news

For Sexual Assault Awareness Month this April, we’re turning to our archives to share some tools you can use to spread awareness and advocate for change! Show Up! is a pocket-sized guide we created with Hollaback! that breaks down bystander intervention into ... more

launch event

On March 21st high school students from Life Science Secondary School debuted their latest investigation, Let’s Hang Out! The students teamed up with CUP and Teaching Artist Stephen Kwok to investigate how loitering laws impact New Yorkers. They created public art ... more

open call

CUP is hiring an intern for the summer of 2019! As a CUP intern, you’ll assist with several projects and learn about CUP’s methods for using design to meet community needs. We’re looking for an intern to assist with: +Research and general support with ... more

open call

The Center for Urban Pedagogy (CUP) is announcing the call for the 2019 CUP Fellowship for Change in Design, an initiative to support the development of a pipeline of talented individuals from historically under-represented communities into the design fields, and to ... more

Party, exhibit

Last week we celebrated the opening of Winter Term, an exhibit at The Drawing Center highlighting CUP and our methodology. Thanks to all who came out to the Opening Reception! If you missed the party, it’s not too late to check out the show! As a part of the exhibit, ... more

launch event, event

We’re proud to announce our latest collaboration with the Center for Family Life and designer Lizania Cruz. Planning for Your Children’s Future is a guide for immigrant families facing deportation. The project will be launched next week at Recess gallery, ... more

news

CUP is excited to announce the 2019 Public Access Design Fellows. The incoming group of designers and artists will work with CUP over the coming year, and learn about our participatory design methods. Several of the fellows will also get to collaborate with ... more

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As we wrap up students’ investigations into social justice questions, we’re thrilled to invite you to their final presentations! Over the past semester, students at Life Sciences High School have collaborated with CUP and Teaching Artist Stephen Kwok to explore ... more

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City Studies

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Making Policy Public

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Urban Investigations

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Making Policy Public

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Power Trip

Urban Investigations

Power Trip

A Fair Chance

Making Policy Public

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Public Access Design

Rent, Rights, and Repairs