Boom Town

City Studies

Boom Town

The Fresh Producers

Urban Investigations

The Fresh Producers

Engage to Change

Technical Assistance

Engage to Change

Food Stamped

City Studies

Food Stamped

Step Right Up

City Studies

Step Right Up

Your School, Your Choice!

Making Policy Public

Your School, Your Choice!

2014

talk

On June 19th, 2014, Christine Gaspar, CUP’s Executive Director, spoke on a #ArtsEdTech panel at the Apple store in Soho. The talk was moderated by Jessica Wilt, Founder of the ArtsEdTechNYC Meetup group, and featured short films on the work of CUP, the ... more

talk

On April 30th, 2014, Christine Gaspar, CUP’s Executive Director, spoke at NYU’s Department of Social and Cultural Analysis’ series Picturing Place. In the talk, Christine spoke about the work of CUP and how design and art can be used as democratic ... more

workshop

Monday, April 28, 2014 6:30PM

In case you have not attended one of our What Is Zoning? workshops yet, here is your chance because we are doing two this week!

open call

Sunday, April 27, 2014 10PM

CUP seeks a teaching artist to lead a City Studies project for high school students in the fall of 2014.

talk

On April 24th, 2014, Christine Gaspar, CUP’s Executive Director, participated in “Who Owns the Digital City?” at UCLA’s Luskin School of Public Affairs. The conference explored how information and communications technologies are changing the ... more

news

Friday, April 18, 2014 2:38PM

This Earth Day learn about NYC’s water infrastructure with this two-for-one special toolkit. Dive in to The Water Underground, our 33-minute, youth-led film that explores where our water comes from, where it goes, and who is involved in the process. Discover ... more

news

Thursday, April 17, 2014 4:54PM

Check out this short video on our Public Access Design program. The video highlights Rent, Rights, and Repairs, a Public Access Design project created through a collaboration of CUP staff, designer Jenny Kutnow, and the Red Hook Community Justice Center.

launch event

Thursday, April 10, 2014 10AM

On April 10th, 2014, Teachers Unite and CUP staff presented Schools Are Us, our new Making Policy Public poster, at a Chancellor’s Parent Advisory Council (CPAC) meeting at the Historic Tweed Courthouse, the Department of Education headquarters. The poster ... more

launch event

Wednesday, April 9, 2014 6PM

On Wednesday, April 9th, 2014, CUP staff and Teachers Unite’s Sally Lee and Lisa Donlan presented for the first time Schools Are Us, our latest Making Policy Public poster, at a community meeting of the Brooklyn Brownstone School in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn.

launch event

On Sunday, March 9th, 2014 over 15 CUP volunteers and members from CAAAV’s Chinatown Tenants Union helped to distribute copies of our new Making Policy Public poster “Rent Regulation Rights” in Chinatown’s Sara D. Roosevelt Park.

news

CUP’s Vendor Power project was featured in Make_Shift City: Renegotiating the Urban Commons, an English/German book that examines new urban design strategies.

sneak peek

On February 28th, 2014 we were joined by a group of park advocates to get feedback on our newest Making Policy Poster.

Voters Rule

City Studies

Voters Rule

SERVE!

Public Access Design

SERVE!

Shine a Light on Your Utility Rights

Making Policy Public

Shine a Light on Your Utility Rights

What's in the water?

Making Policy Public

What's in the water?

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

Public Access Design

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

Social Security Risk Machine

Making Policy Public

Social Security Risk Machine

Stand Up to Clean Up!

Public Access Design

Stand Up to Clean Up!

Figuring Out Health Insurance

Making Policy Public

Figuring Out Health Insurance