It's Not Just Personal

Making Policy Public

It's Not Just Personal

We Own It

Making Policy Public

We Own It

The Newtown Creek BOA

Technical Assistance

The Newtown Creek BOA

If You Can Make It Here...

Urban Investigations

If You Can Make It Here...

Rent, Rights, and Repairs

Public Access Design

Rent, Rights, and Repairs

Social Security Risk Machine

Making Policy Public

Social Security Risk Machine

2016

news

On July 11th, 2016 students from Francis Perkins Academy presented “Talking Trash: Throwing Out the Big Apple.”

talk

Thursday, June 30, 2016 7PM

Led by CUP’s Executive Director Christine Gaspar, this conversation with community partners, policymakers, and artists will focus on recent CUP projects that help address the needs of underrepresented communities to assert their right to health care, including such ... more

launch event

Wednesday, June 29, 2016 7PM

Did you know that although the Bronx Terminal Produce Market offers one of largest selections of fresh fruits & vegetables in the world, many Bronx residents feel there aren’t enough places to get fresh produce in their neighborhoods? So where does our fresh ... more

news

On June 29th, 2016 students from KAPPA International High School presented “The Fresh Producers.” 

launch event

Tuesday, June 7, 2016 7PM

Many people feel that small businesses contribute to the unique character of New York City, but what happens when more and more businesses are closing?

open call

Monday, June 6, 2016 5PM

We’re looking for a current public high school student who has participated in a CUP project to be a paid intern with us this summer. This would be a great opportunity to learn more about CUP, build your resume, and get real office work experience. You will help out ... more

news, award

We’re excited and honored to announce that the National Endowment for the Arts has awarded CUP with a grant for 2016-17! 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

On June 13th, 2016 students from the Brooklyn Community Arts and Media High School presented “The Deciders.”

launch event

On May 27th, 2016 students from the International Community High School presented “ICEbreaker.”

news, award

We’re honored and excited to announce that CUP received the 2016 National Design Award for Corporate and Institutional Achievement from Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum.

open call

Monday, May 2, 2016 5PM

CUP is looking for individuals interested in joining our Board of Directors.

news

Do you want to help our CUP students investigate our city through art and design? Here’s the opportunity you’ve been waiting for!

Level Up

City Studies

Level Up

Block Party

City Studies

Block Party

A Fair Chance

Making Policy Public

A Fair Chance

Show UP

Public Access Design

Show UP

Is Your Home Making You Sick?

Making Policy Public

Is Your Home Making You Sick?

Common Cents

City Studies

Common Cents

Get It Back!

Public Access Design

Get It Back!

Your Guide to Welfare in NYC

Making Policy Public

Your Guide to Welfare in NYC