Welcome to Health Care!

Making Policy Public

Welcome to Health Care!

Our Voice, Our Choice

Urban Investigations

Our Voice, Our Choice

What's in the Water?

Making Policy Public

What's in the Water?

Shine a Light on Your Utility Rights

Making Policy Public

Shine a Light on Your Utility Rights

Blunt Conversations

Urban Investigations

Blunt Conversations

Don't Bank On It

Making Policy Public

Don't Bank On It

News

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Our 2020 cohort of Public Access Design Fellows recently kicked off the Fellowship by diving into CUP’s methodology. After some ice breakers, food, and reflections, Fellows learned about bail reform in New York and came up with strategies for how such a ... more

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It’s time for our latest installment of What’s Up Beyond CUP?, where we spotlight CUP’s collaborators’ work — upcoming shows, publications, and new projects — beyond CUP. Check out what some of our collaborators have been up to this year!

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Our Fall Youth Education projects are in full swing! CUP is collaborating with students across NYC to investigate social justice ranging from who is impacted by fare evasion, to the uses of facial recognition technology. By interviewing key stakeholders, conducting ... more

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Join CUP in fighting fear – and fighting for justice – today and throughout 2020.

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We’re so excited to announce our latest Public Access Design jury, who will help us select our first Public Access Design collaborations for 2020! 

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We’re honored to announce our upcoming Public Access Design collaboration! This fall, CUP is collaborating with the Immigrant Defense Project and designer Melisa Tekin on a guide that explains the rights of non-US citizens who come ... more

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Landlords resorting to harassment and other tactics to push out long-term or low-income tenants is nothing new in New York City. But now, it’s illegal. We just launched a PSA to help tenants understand their rights under this new program.

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What does a PB&J sandwich have to do with project-based learning?

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We’re thrilled to announce our latest Public Access Design jury who will help select the 2020 Public Access Design Fellows! This year we are joined by Leila Taylor, Josh Cochran, Jeanne Ortiz-Ortiz, and Malika Conner (clockwise, from top left).

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Thank you to all who came out to our Annual Benefit on October 3rd! Nearly 300 designers, artists, community advocates, and urban enthusiasts came together to celebrate CUP and our community partners. The energy in the room was so inspiring and we’re honored to be ... more

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It’s National Voter Registration Day so we’re turning to the archives to demystify the process of voting! Check out these teaching tools to understand the process of voting and making sure your voice is heard. And don’t forget to register if you can! Our ... more

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CUP is excited to announce the 2019 Teaching Artist Fellows! This cohort of Teaching Artists and Designers will work with CUP over the coming year and learn about our project-based youth education methods. Several of the fellows will also collaborate with CUP and our ... more

The Wait

Urban Investigations

The Wait

Welcome to Health Care!

Making Policy Public

Welcome to Health Care!

Common Cents

City Studies

Common Cents

Stand Up to Clean Up!

Public Access Design

Stand Up to Clean Up!

Rent Regulation Rights

Making Policy Public

Rent Regulation Rights

Level Up

City Studies

Level Up

Participatory Budgeting

Technical Assistance

Participatory Budgeting

What Is Zoning?

Envisioning Development

What Is Zoning?