Don't Bank On It

Making Policy Public

Don't Bank On It

The Newtown Creek BOA

Technical Assistance

The Newtown Creek BOA

A Bet on Debt

City Studies

A Bet on Debt

What Is Zoning?

Envisioning Development

What Is Zoning?

If You Can Make It Here...

Urban Investigations

If You Can Make It Here...

Now Boarding

Urban Investigations

Now Boarding

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CUP is thrilled to announce the selection of Elijah Bobo as our 2019 CUP Fellow for Change in Design!

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CUP’s High School Internship is a paid opportunity for students who have been involved in a CUP Youth Education project in the past school year to learn more about how CUP works, build their resume, and get real office experience. This year’s position is ... more

open call

CUP is hiring an intern! As a CUP intern, you’ll assist with several projects and learn about CUP’s methods for using design to meet community needs.

open call

CUP is now accepting applications for Public Access Design until Monday, July 29th at 12pm EDT.

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With the recent ICE raids and continued attacks on the liberties of immigrants, accessible and reliable information is more important than ever. Below is a list of resources we’ve developed over the past year for communities vulnerable to ICE raids or who are facing deportation.

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CUP’s Executive Director, Christine Gaspar, was recently featured in a video celebrating 20 years of Sappi’s Ideas that Matter program! Watch the video below to learn about the power of design and the importance of print.

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As the school year is wrapping up, we’re excited to share the students’ hard work! High school students across NYC got out of the classroom and into the city to investigate social justice issues in their neighborhoods. By collaborating with Teaching ... more

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What if hanging out with your friends could get you arrested? Who gets prosecuted for “gang” participation?  This summer high school students from the Red Hook Community Justice Center will investigate these questions, all thanks to your support!

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For the first feature in CUP’s series spotlighting our educational collaborators, Meet the Teaching Artist, we sat down with teaching artist Gabe Gordon! Gabe grew up far-sighted in Cleveland, Ohio. Fascinated by postal systems and mail objects, Gabe’s work and ... more

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We’re happy to announce our latest Making Policy Public jury! This year we are joined by Reem Ramadan, Kelli Anderson, Simone Noronha, and Shelby Chestnut (clockwise, from top left).

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We’re delighted to announce our latest Public Access Design jury, who will help us select our Public Access Design collaborations for the Fall 2019! This year we are joined by Alia Hassan, Julian Morales, Anthonine Pierre, and Alyna Citrin (clockwise, from top left).

open call

CUP is looking for talented designers, visual artists, and other creative workers to collaborate on the 2020 issues of Making Policy Public, our series of fold-out posters that use graphic design to explore and explain complex policies.

Common Cents

City Studies

Common Cents

Welcome to Health Care!

Making Policy Public

Welcome to Health Care!

Participatory Budgeting

Technical Assistance

Participatory Budgeting

Meet the Gun Laws

City Studies

Meet the Gun Laws

Care Aware

City Studies

Care Aware

Shifty Business

Public Access Design

Shifty Business

Voters Rule

City Studies

Voters Rule

Draw the line!

Technical Assistance

Draw the line!