Keep Your Family's Home

Public Access Design

Keep Your Family's Home

Stand Up to Clean Up!

Public Access Design

Stand Up to Clean Up!

The Wait

Urban Investigations

The Wait

Test Ride

City Studies

Test Ride

Es Tu Dinero, Decides Tú

Making Policy Public

Es Tu Dinero, Decides Tú

Engage to Change

Technical Assistance

Engage to Change

news

Tuesday, December 6, 2016 4:25PM

Click here to help meet the increasingly urgent need for CUP’s work today. Dear Friend of CUP, In 2015, a young woman in the Bronx faced her landlord’s lawyer, alone, in Housing Court. She owed back rent, and was asking for extra time to pay it, and for the ... more

open call

Monday, December 5, 2016 10AM

CUP is looking for two Teaching Artists to lead Youth Education projects in the winter and spring of 2017.

open call

Monday, December 5, 2016 10AM

CUP is seeking a full-time Program Manager to contribute to our Youth Education programs. We are seeking a candidate with 3 to 5 years of professional experience in youth-related work, preferably with high school students. 

talk

Friday, December 2, 2016 5:30PM

Citizen! Designer! Now! As the fight for equity and justice becomes more urgent than ever, how we might use our craft as citizen designers to inform, inspire, empower and take action? What challenges need to be addressed? Which of them can designers realistically affect? How ... more
  • Parsons
    Starr Foundation Hall, Room UL102
    63 5th Avenue

 

Tuesday, November 29, 2016 10:54AM

Getting a jump-start on gift giving season? Give the gift of CUP! Our Making Policy Public Box Set features 14 of our most recent Making Policy Public projects. At more than 30% off, it’s the perfect gift for the urban enthusiasts and policy aficionados in your ... more

news

This election year has been a sad and challenging time for those of us working to dismantle the systems that create and maintain inequity in our society. We will recover, regroup, and redouble our efforts in the days ahead. In the mean time, below are some resources that may ... more

open call

Friday, November 11, 2016 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

launch event

On November 9th, CUP launched Sign Up!, a pocket-sized fold-out guide that explains the right of Deaf individuals’ access to an interpreter. A collaboration of CUP, New York Lawyers for Public Interest (NYLPI) and designer Grace Robinson-Leo, the guide illustrates key ... more

talk

On Thursday, November 3rd, Christine Gaspar, CUP’s Executive Director will present a talk on Design and Civic Engagement hosted by the MIT Architecture Alumni and MIT Club of New York. The talk will focus on the history of CUP, its mission and recent projects, along ... more
  • Knoll Showroom
    1330 Sixth Avenue, Second Floor
    New York, NY 10019

open call

Monday, October 24, 2016 5PM

CUP is looking for designers to join our Public Access Design program as 2016-2017 Design Fellows.

talk

On Tuesday, October 18th, CUP’s Christine Gaspar participated in the Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum’s, Designing for the Future, Winners’ Salon with fellow National Design Award winner, Bruce Mau of Massive Change Network. Their talk presented new ... more

 

Thanks to everyone who came to our Annual Benefit on October 13th and helped to make it such a success! Over 300 community advocates, artists, designers, and other urban enthusiasts came together to celebrate 15 years of CUP. A big thanks also to all ... more

Block Party

City Studies

Block Party

Dick & Rick: A Visual Primer for Social Impact Design

Technical Assistance

Dick & Rick: A Visual Primer for Social Impact Design

Sign Up!

Public Access Design

Sign Up!

What Does It Mean To Live In My Own Place?

Making Policy Public

What Does It Mean To Live In My Own Place?

Participatory Budgeting

Technical Assistance

Participatory Budgeting

I Heart East New York

Urban Investigations

I Heart East New York

H2 Oh No!

Technical Assistance

H2 Oh No!

Are You Ready for a Ruckus?

Urban Investigations

Are You Ready for a Ruckus?