The Newtown Creek BOA

Technical Assistance

The Newtown Creek BOA

A Fair Chance

Making Policy Public

A Fair Chance

Are You Ready for a Ruckus?

Urban Investigations

Are You Ready for a Ruckus?

Don't Get Iced

Public Access Design

Don't Get Iced

What Is Zoning?

Envisioning Development

What Is Zoning?

Government in Plain Sight

City Studies

Government in Plain Sight

sneak peek

Wednesday, April 19, 2017 2:59PM

Since the election, we’ve experienced an increased demand for our work supporting the community organizers and advocates on the frontlines of the social justice movement with the tools they need. Here are some of the things we’re working on now, thanks in part to ... more

exhibit

Tuesday, April 4, 2017 6PM

On April 4th, CUP celebrated the opening of a special exhibition of CUP’s work at the Laurie M. Tisch Illumination Fund. The exhibition, Who Decides?, features some of CUP’s projects from the past decade and the questions they explore about access, opportunity, ... more

launch event

Monday, March 27, 2017 5:33PM

We’re excited to announce our latest tool in our Envisioning Development program, What Is FAR?  A companion to our What Is Zoning? Toolkit, What is FAR? is an online, interactive tool to help community members get a grip on the slippery concept of Floor Area ... more

 

Thursday, March 16, 2017 6PM

Zoning law regulates land use across the city, and shapes buildings, blocks, and whole neighborhoods. It can be a tool for preservation or for rapid physical and economic development. But how does it work? And how can every day folks get involved in the decision-making ... more

launch event

On March 3rd, 2017 students from the International Community High School celebrated the debut of “Show Me the Money!"

news

Thursday, March 2, 2017 5:02PM

What’s better than one of our newest Making Policy Public posters? All four of our newest Making Policy Public posters! These posters will help this wild world make sense again, one complex policy issue at a time. For a limited time only, we are offering A ... more

news

Thursday, March 2, 2017 4:30PM

Finding a job after you’re released from prison is difficult. Some employers discriminate against people with criminal records, and explaining a gap in your resume is tricky. New York City recently passed the Fair Chance Act to protect formerly incarcerated New Yorkers ... more

news

Thursday, March 2, 2017 4:18PM

Enrolling in NYC public high schools is an overwhelming and difficult process. There are over 600 schools students can choose from and not all of them may be the right one. Many immigrant students and their families don’t know that they have the right to ask for help ... more

 

Thursday, March 2, 2017 3:44PM

For college student survivors of sexual violence, reporting an incident can be a difficult and confusing process to take on alone. There are federal laws requiring universities to provide support and protection from discrimination for survivors, but these laws are hard to ... more

 

Wednesday, February 15, 2017 12:46PM

CUP is thrilled to announce our Making Policy Public collaborations for 2017! We will work with four groups of inspiring designers and advocates to break down complex policy issues so that more people can be involved in the decision-making impacting their ... more

news

Wednesday, February 15, 2017 12:07PM

Choosing where to live, who to live with, and how to live one’s life are basic rights. But for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) it can be particularly difficult to access those rights. In the past, living with family or in group homes may ... more

open call

Monday, February 13, 2017 5PM

CUP is seeking a spring intern to provide support for the organization and on our Youth Education and Community Education programs. CUP is seeking a spring intern to assist with several projects, including: + Research/general project support on CUP’s Community ... more

What Is Zoning?

Envisioning Development

What Is Zoning?

Your Guide to Welfare in NYC

Making Policy Public

Your Guide to Welfare in NYC

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

Public Access Design

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

Dick & Rick: A Visual Primer for Social Impact Design

Technical Assistance

Dick & Rick: A Visual Primer for Social Impact Design

Common Cents

City Studies

Common Cents

Pass It On!

Making Policy Public

Pass It On!

Ready, Set, Apply!

Technical Assistance

Ready, Set, Apply!

Zoning It In...

Urban Investigations

Zoning It In...