Mean Streets

City Studies

Mean Streets

Bail's Set... What's Next?

Public Access Design

Bail's Set... What's Next?

Whose Art?

City Studies

Whose Art?

Rent Regulation Rights

Making Policy Public

Rent Regulation Rights

Keep Your Family's Home

Public Access Design

Keep Your Family's Home

news

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.

open call

Calling all advocates and organizers! (designers, click here!) CUP is looking for community and advocacy organizations working to address policy issues that would benefit from a visual explanation, and where the lack of understanding of the issue is leading to social ... more

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This year, we’re asking our community to help us raise money for a summer Urban Investigation on NYPD conspiracy laws. Join our campaign team today and support high school students investigating NYPD conspiracy laws. 

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We are thrilled to announce the five talented designers chosen by our jury as finalists for the 2019 CUP Fellowship for Change in Design! While we can only choose one designer to work with for the year, we’re showcasing all of our finalists in the spirit of ... more

 

Join our community of artists, designers, advocates, and urban enthusiasts on October 3rd, 2019 to celebrate CUP at our Annual Benefit! It’ll be an evening of conversation, cocktails, and a chance to check out all the latest CUP projects you’ve been eyeing. Mark ... more

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We’re now accepting applications for the 2019 CUP Teaching Artist Fellowship! The CUP Teaching Artist Fellowship is an opportunity for NYC-based Teaching Artists to apply their art and design skills to contribute to social change. Eight Fellows will be selected for ... more

event

Over the past semester, students from Knowledge and Power Preparatory Academy (KAPPA) have collaborated with CUP and Teaching Artist Gaby Coll to explore how people experiencing homelessness interact with the temporary shelter system in New York City Join us for the debut of ... more

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Over the past year you’ve joined us in celebrating the tenth anniversary of our popular program, Making Policy Public. From an exhibit at The Drawing Center to the launch of several new tools for communities across the city, we’re honored to have collaborated ... more

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This May Day we’re celebrating workers the way we celebrate every day: by sharing and creating resources that communities can use to navigate and advocate for their rights! We’ve pulled some resources from our archives that uplift worker rights and worker ... more

launch event, news

Recently we’ve collaborated with our community partners across the city to create visual tools that tackle issues from landlord harassment to immigration bond hearings to abusive policing. We’re proud to share our latest projects! Is Your Landlord Harassing ... more

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

En El Campo De Los Impuestos

Making Policy Public

En El Campo De Los Impuestos

Weathering the Storm

Technical Assistance

Weathering the Storm

Language Rights are Civil Rights!

Public Access Design

Language Rights are Civil Rights!

Scary, Ok With it, Good

City Studies

Scary, Ok With it, Good

Lotto Zone

Urban Investigations

Lotto Zone

Don't Get Iced

Public Access Design

Don't Get Iced

En El Campo De Los Impuestos

Making Policy Public

En El Campo De Los Impuestos

The Newtown Creek BOA

Technical Assistance

The Newtown Creek BOA