Pass It On!

Making Policy Public

Pass It On!

Air Fair?

City Studies

Air Fair?

Participatory Budgeting

Technical Assistance

Participatory Budgeting

What Is Mandatory Inclusionary Housing?

Envisioning Development

What Is Mandatory Inclusionary Housing?

Welcome to Health Care!

Making Policy Public

Welcome to Health Care!

sneak peek

As students are investigating social justice questions from all sides of the issues, they’ve spent several months interviewing stakeholders and breaking down the complex information through creative projects. To investigate how public spaces are policed, students from ... more

Party, event, exhibit

Have you ever wanted to see how CUP works up close? To see what it looks like for a project to develop, from its outline, to sketches, to final design? Next month, The Drawing Center in NYC will unveil an exhibit focusing on CUP’s work and methodology. The exhibit, ... more

open call

Monday, January 14, 2019 12PM

CUP is seeking a full-time Program Manager to work on our Community Education programs. The Program Manager will be an important part of CUP’s Community Education team, managing projects in core programs like Making Policy Public, Public Access Design, Envisioning ... more

 

Neighborhoods across New York City are facing major land-use changes through rezonings proposed by the City. To ensure that communities have a voice in shaping the future of their neighborhoods, CUP has been providing technical assistance to over a dozen community-based ... more

news

We’re proud to announce that CUP and ED Christine Gaspar have been featured in Next City’s “15 Solutions for Cities.” 19 prominent urbanists were asked: What incites hope for the future of our cities? Both CUP and Christine’s work were included ... more

news

Take a closer look at our Youth Education programs in process! This winter students are getting out of the classroom to delve deeper into social justice questions from all sides of the issues.  Students from the Bronx School for Law, Government, and Justice are ... more

news

We just held our last Teaching Artist Fellowship meeting of 2018! Our Fellows looked at how community surveys and stakeholder interviews can be a way for students to research their city and learn how important decisions are made. Over the course of this six-month ... more

 

Tuesday, December 4, 2018 2PM

Ten years ago, we launched our Making Policy Public program with the simple idea that good visuals and clear language could make policy — something so ubiquitous in our lives and yet so hard to understand — more accessible to all. We found out there was so much ... more

news

Thursday, November 29, 2018 2PM

Get a head start on gift giving season and give the gift of CUP! To celebrate 10 years of Making Policy Public we’re offering a box set of our 4 latest issues for just $25 – that’s over 20% off! The 2018 Box Set includes: Pinned Down? Rise Up!, our most ... more

news, award

Tuesday, November 27, 2018 12PM

CUP is proud to announce that we are 1 of 20 finalists for the Brooklyn Community Foundation’s Spark Prize! The Spark Prize recognizes local nonprofits that embody four criteria: 1.) Born in Brooklyn 2.) Commitment to Equity 3.) Values Driven and 4.) Vision for the ... more

news

We’re thrilled to announce our latest Public Access Design jury who will help select the 2019 Public Access Design Fellows! This year we are joined by Jon(athan) Key, YuJune Park, Kemah George, and Carlos Quintana (clockwise, from top left).

event, workshop

Saturday, November 3, 2018 12PM

Would you play a game to learn how cooperatives work? When Haverford College’s Philadelphia Area Creative Collaboratives Program asked CUP to lead a workshop for students, we had them merge their interdisciplinary skills and design a playable game that breaks down ... more

Are You Ready for a Ruckus?

Urban Investigations

Are You Ready for a Ruckus?

Soak It Up!

City Studies

Soak It Up!

Welcome to Health Care!

Making Policy Public

Welcome to Health Care!

Up Closed and Personal

Urban Investigations

Up Closed and Personal

Social Security Risk Machine

Making Policy Public

Social Security Risk Machine

Blunt Conversations

Urban Investigations

Blunt Conversations

Hello, My Name is Minimum Wage

City Studies

Hello, My Name is Minimum Wage

Rumbo A Su Tarjeta Verde

Public Access Design

Rumbo A Su Tarjeta Verde