Figuring Out FEMA

Public Access Design

Figuring Out FEMA

What is asylum?

Making Policy Public

What is asylum?

Innocent Until Proven Risky

Making Policy Public

Innocent Until Proven Risky

SERVE!

Public Access Design

SERVE!

I Got Arrested! Now What?

Making Policy Public

I Got Arrested! Now What?

The Who in the Q!

Urban Investigations

The Who in the Q!

launch event

On April 30, 2020 students from Life Sciences Secondary School and Teaching Artist Stephen Kwok debuted Swipe Out, live to an online audience! Swipe Out investigates how the MTA’s crackdown on fare evasion impacts New Yorkers.  Check out the ... more

news

More New Yorkers than ever are trying to get public assistance to meet basic needs during the COVID-19 crisis. The project we created with the Safety Net Project and design studio All Other Services can help navigate this complex process.

launch event, news

Shine A Light On Your Utility Rights is now available in Spanish!

news

The NYC Department of Housing Preservation and Development recently launched a short video using CUP visuals to help people apply for affordable housing online, while in-person city services are temporarily paused.

news

We are sad to announce that we are cancelling the CUP Fellowship for Change in Design for 2020. We plan to resume the program in 2021.

news

Support your community by showing up as a bystander. As we’re seeing a rise in Anti-Asian/American and xenophobic harassment, we want to share a resource we made with Hollaback! on how you can take a stand and take action as a bystander.

news, open call

The deadline for Public Access Design has been extended to April 20th, at 5pm EST. 

meet the…

In these uncertain times, many artists are losing sources of income and opportunities for work. We’re keeping an updated list of resources here (including grants and relief funds for artists). But we also want to shine a light on the important cultural work ... more

open call

Calling all web designers! CUP needs a brand new website. Will you help us make it?

news

Over the last week, we at CUP have been very fortunate to be able to shift to working remotely. We stand in solidarity with our many communities, especially those who cannot choose to do the same and those who are at greater risk. We’re bracing for what is to ... more

launch event

Update: Unfortunately this public event has been cancelled and students will present their poster to their school peers at their school in the upcoming weeks. Please stay tuned for more updates on the project and how to get your own copy! Thank you again for your ... 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 Jerome Harris (top left), Wael Morcos (top right), and Carly Ayres (bottom right)

Not on Our Watch!

Making Policy Public

Not on Our Watch!

Is There A Pattern?

Urban Investigations

Is There A Pattern?

Keep Your Family's Home

Public Access Design

Keep Your Family's Home

Hello, My Name is Minimum Wage

City Studies

Hello, My Name is Minimum Wage

Predatory Equity

Making Policy Public

Predatory Equity

What Options Doc?

Urban Investigations

What Options Doc?

Shifty Business

Public Access Design

Shifty Business

Rent Regulation Rights - San Francisco Edition

Making Policy Public

Rent Regulation Rights - San Francisco Edition