Engage to Change

Technical Assistance

Engage to Change

Meet the Gun Laws

City Studies

Meet the Gun Laws

What the Cell?

Urban Investigations

What the Cell?

Know Your Lines

Making Policy Public

Know Your Lines

Shine a Light on Your Utility Rights

Making Policy Public

Shine a Light on Your Utility Rights

Pass It On!

Making Policy Public

Pass It On!

Launch event

launch event

Monday, September 21, 2015 7PM

Serving over 5 million New Yorkers daily, the NYC public transit system is the largest in North America and an essential part of city life. Riders across the city are feeling the effects of a fare hike from earlier this year and worrying that more are on the way. Why are ... more

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On June 2nd, 2015 public high school students presented “Making Change.”

launch event

On August 16th, 2015 high school students presented “Air Fair?”

launch event

Sunday, August 16, 2015 1:30PM

One in 4 children who live in the Bronx has asthma. Why are there such high asthma rates in the Bronx? Is it something in the air? What triggers asthma? What is the cost of living with asthma? In our latest City Studies, CUP collaborated with The Bronx Museum of the Arts and ... more

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Tuesday, July 14, 2015 7PM

The future of manufacturing in NYC has been in the news frequently in the past year. With the rising price of land and the mayor’s push for affordable housing throughout the city, the future of manufacturing districts is uncertain. What would happen to industrial areas ... more

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On May 1st, CUP launched Healthy Salons For All, a multilingual (English, Spanish, Korean, Chinese, and Nepali) guide for nail salon workers and their customers. A Making Policy Public collaboration of CUP, Adhikaar, and designers Welcome Workshop, the fold-out poster ... more

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On Thursday, April 30th, we launched Your Guide to Welfare in NYC, a Making Policy Public collaboration of CUP, the Safety Net Project (SNP), and design team All Other Services. CUP and SNP held a press conference with NYC’s Human Resources Administration (HRA), the ... more

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Monday, February 9, 2015 7PM

The New York City Council passes laws and approves the city budget. But, as important as their role is, few people know how the City Council actually works. How does it make decisions? And how can you interact with it? In this latest Urban ... more

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Tuesday, February 3, 2015 7PM

Last year, two developments in NYC received an avalanche of media attention for their use of separate entrances for market-rate tenants and affordable housing tenants—what some called the “poor door.” Where did the “poor door” come ... more

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Wednesday, August 27, 2014 7PM

With a record 54,667 homeless people in New York City today, there is a serious need for shelters in the city. The Department of Homeless Services has to open up shelters on a regular basis to keep up with the demand for a safe place to sleep. But who decides where homeless ... more

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On June 10th, 2014 students from Lyons Community School presented “Level Up”

launch event

On June 11th, 2014 students from the Academy of Urban Planning in Bushwick presented “Mean Streets”

Zoning It In...

Urban Investigations

Zoning It In...

Is Justice For All?

City Studies

Is Justice For All?

Are You Ready for a Ruckus?

Urban Investigations

Are You Ready for a Ruckus?

Happy Meals?

City Studies

Happy Meals?

Rent Regulation Rights - San Francisco Edition

Making Policy Public

Rent Regulation Rights - San Francisco Edition

Is Your Landlord Using Construction to Harass You?

Technical Assistance

Is Your Landlord Using Construction to Harass You?

Shine a Light on Your Utility Rights

Making Policy Public

Shine a Light on Your Utility Rights

Share, Where?

Urban Investigations

Share, Where?