Pass It On!

Making Policy Public

Pass It On!

The Deciders

City Studies

The Deciders

Bodega Down Bronx

Urban Investigations

Bodega Down Bronx

Engage to Change

Technical Assistance

Engage to Change

Don't Trash NYC!

Public Access Design

Don't Trash NYC!

En El Campo De Los Impuestos

Making Policy Public

En El Campo De Los Impuestos

News

news

Two of our Making Policy Public posters are now available in Spanish!

news, award

Tuesday, November 17, 2015 2:30PM

We are extremely excited and honored to announce that CUP’s Urban Investigations has been awarded the 2015 National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Award, the nation’s highest honor for creative youth development programs. At a White House ceremony on November ... more

launch event, news, workshop

Friday, November 6, 2015 12:30PM

CUP launched the Chicago edition of our What Is Affordable Housing? guidebook on Friday, November 6th at the Jane Addams Hull-House Museum in conjunction with our updated What Is Affordable Housing? workshop. The event was part of the Chicago Architecture Biennial and ... more

news

Saturday, August 15, 2015 5PM

This summer, CUP will work with fifteen Bronx high school students to investigate the questions, “Why does subway fare cost what it does? Who decides?” But we need your help to make this happen! CUP is raising funds to support this unique Urban ... more

talk, news, open call

Thursday, July 9, 2015 1PM

Hey advocates! Join CUP on Tuesday, July 9th, 1–2 pm, for a webinar on how to apply to Making Policy Public! The webinar is designed specifically for advocates and community groups. We will walk prospective applicants through the application process step-by-step and ... more

news, workshop

Saturday, May 30, 2015 12PM

On Saturday, May 30th, CUP conducted its Sewer In A Suitcase workshop at the New Museum’s 2015 Ideas City Festival! Thousands of visitors visited our tent on the Bowery and learned about the hidden workings of NYC’s water infrastructure.

news, exhibit

From May through June 2015, more than 300 locations in the New York subway system featured CUP’s poster that helps rent-stabilized tenants understand and act on their rights. The poster provided information in English, Spanish, and Chinese on how to challenge ... more

news

As part of a new feature on CUP collaborators, we asked Kevin and Joel from All Other Services to tell us a little bit more about themselves and about working on a CUP project.

news

The Emerging New York Architects Committee (ENYA) of the American Institute of Architects and Design With Benefits have chosen CUP to receive a MAKINGOODESIGN Award, which recognizes socially conscious design. Come celebrate with us and the other winners—Design Trust ... more

news

Nail salon technicians work hard to keep New York City looking great. But many are recent immigrants unfamiliar with their labor rights and how to protect their health in the workplace. 

news, award

We’re excited and honored to announce that the National Endowment for the Arts has awarded CUP with a grant for 2015-16! The grant will support CUP’s Making Policy Public program, which uses art and design to make public policy accessible for everyone. Each ... more

news

How can public interest design organizations ensure that their day-to-day internal operations reflect their values? Christine Gaspar, CUP’s Executive Director, and Jess Zimbabwe, Executive Director of the Rose Center for Public Leadership at ULI, shed light on the ... more

The Fresh Producers

Urban Investigations

The Fresh Producers

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

Public Access Design

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

What Does It Mean To Live In My Own Place?

Making Policy Public

What Does It Mean To Live In My Own Place?

What Does It Mean To Live In My Own Place?

Making Policy Public

What Does It Mean To Live In My Own Place?

What Does It Mean To Live In My Own Place?

Making Policy Public

What Does It Mean To Live In My Own Place?

Show Me the Money!

City Studies

Show Me the Money!

Voters Rule

City Studies

Voters Rule

Social Security Risk Machine

Making Policy Public

Social Security Risk Machine