Food Stamped

City Studies

Food Stamped

The Public School Avengers

Urban Investigations

The Public School Avengers

How Can I Improve My Park?

Making Policy Public

How Can I Improve My Park?

Tenants' Rights to Repairs

Making Policy Public

Tenants' Rights to Repairs

Scary, Ok With it, Good

City Studies

Scary, Ok With it, Good

news

CUP and Teaching Artist Stephanie Eche have been collaborating with students from KAPPA International High School to investigate the digital divide in online learning. What is the digital divide? How can we create digital equity? How has the COVID-19 impacted all of this? ... more

meet the…

Susana Arellano is an architect, urban planner, designer, artist and educator. She’s also the co-founder and creative director of the social impact design firm, Agenda28. This spring, Susana and teachers from the International Community High School in the Bronx will ... more

launch event, news

It’s been a long winter but spring is finally here! Over the past few months students have been hard at work using art, design, and collaborative research to investigate social justice issues impacting their communities. Mark your calendars and join us for two exciting ... more

open call

CUP is seeking a Development Coordinator to support our development, community engagement, and communications efforts, and play a key role in helping build the relationships and financial support that make our work possible. We’re looking for a creative, organized, ... more

news

We’re thrilled to announce our latest round of Making Policy Public collaborations! Over the course of a year, we’ll be working with this stellar group of advocacy organizations and designers to create large fold-out posters that explain complex social ... more

open call

Hey NYC-based community organizations! Is a complex policy issue getting in the way of reaching your constituents? Apply to Public Access Design!

news

We’re excited to announce our latest Public Access Design projects! Over the next few months we’ll be collaborating with these amazing partners to create pocket-sized organizing and advocacy tools.

news

This year’s stellar cohort of designers and artists will work with CUP to learn about our participatory design methods. Select fellows will also get to collaborate with CUP and our advocacy partners to create a visual tool that explains a social justice isssue through ... more

meet the…

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: Carly Ayres, Wael Morcos, and Elijah Bobo (clockwise from top left).

open call

We’re now accepting applications for the 2021 CUP Fellowship for Change in Design! The Fellowship is a paid, year-long, full-time, training program designed to promote and support individuals in gaining the skills, contacts, and experience to help them excel in their ... more

meet the…

Stephanie Eche is an artist, designer, consultant, podcaster, educator, and much, much more! This spring, Stephanie and students from KAPPA International High Schoolwill collaborate on an Urban Investigation on the issue of digital equity in NYC high schools. Hear more about ... more

event

We may be remote, but we’re definitely resilient! Our Fall and Winter Youth Education projects are in full swing. CUP is collaborating with students across NYC to investigate social justice ranging from how school resources impact mental health to the limits of ... more

Can You See My Screen?

Urban Investigations

Can You See My Screen?

Space Jam

Urban Investigations

Space Jam

Is Your Landlord Using Construction to Harass You?

Technical Assistance

Is Your Landlord Using Construction to Harass You?

Is Your Neighborhood Getting Too Expensive?

Technical Assistance

Block Party

City Studies

Block Party

Store Stories

City Studies

Store Stories

Our Voice, Our Choice

Urban Investigations

Our Voice, Our Choice

Mean Streets

City Studies

Mean Streets