The Wait

Urban Investigations

The Wait

The Newtown Creek BOA

Technical Assistance

The Newtown Creek BOA

Government in Plain Sight

City Studies

Government in Plain Sight

The Cargo Chain

Making Policy Public

The Cargo Chain

Happy Meals?

City Studies

Happy Meals?

Common Cents

City Studies

Common Cents

2017

news

Thursday, March 2, 2017 4:18PM

Enrolling in NYC public high schools is an overwhelming and difficult process. There are over 600 schools students can choose from and not all of them may be the right one. Many immigrant students and their families don’t know that they have the right to ask for help ... more

 

Thursday, March 2, 2017 3:44PM

For college student survivors of sexual violence, reporting an incident can be a difficult and confusing process to take on alone. There are federal laws requiring universities to provide support and protection from discrimination for survivors, but these laws are hard to ... more

 

Wednesday, February 15, 2017 12:46PM

CUP is thrilled to announce our Making Policy Public collaborations for 2017! We will work with four groups of inspiring designers and advocates to break down complex policy issues so that more people can be involved in the decision-making impacting their ... more

news

Wednesday, February 15, 2017 12:07PM

Choosing where to live, who to live with, and how to live one’s life are basic rights. But for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) it can be particularly difficult to access those rights. In the past, living with family or in group homes may ... more

news

Wednesday, February 8, 2017 4:43PM

CUP is excited to announce the 2017 Public Access Design Fellows.  The incoming group of designers and artists will work with CUP over the coming year, and learn about our participatory design  methods. Several of the fellows will also get ... more

open call

Monday, February 6, 2017 5PM

This election year has been a challenging time for those of us working to dismantle the systems that create and maintain inequity in our society. As a resource ally, CUP will continue to support the advocates on the frontlines of the social justice movement with the tools ... more

 

Thursday, February 2, 2017 4:53PM

When our communities are under attack, accessible and reliable information becomes more important than ever. As our immigrant communities face new challenges and restrictions on their liberty, we wanted to highlight resources from the CUP archives that may be useful in the ... more

news

Thursday, February 2, 2017 3:57PM

Meet Alex! As a 2016 Public Access Design Fellow, Alex Tatusian designed our latest Public Access Design project, Bail’s Set… What’s Next? in collaboration with our partners, the Brooklyn Community Bail Fund.  1. Can you tell us a little bit more ... more

launch event

Friday, January 13, 2017 11AM

Getting ready to apply for affordable housing takes time, and it involves more than just filling out paperwork. Each building has different income qualifications and required materials, which can make putting together a strong application confusing. What exactly is ... more

launch event

Thursday, January 12, 2017 6PM

For friends and family members of a person who’s been arrested, the act of paying bail is a stressful and confusing process. Beyond finding the money cover the cost of bail, payers also have to decide how to pay. There are usually two options: cash bail or a ... more
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news

Friday, January 6, 2017 4:15PM

CUP on the air! In December, we spent an afternoon at the WNYC studios as a guest on The Leonard Lopate Show. Listen to our director, Christine Gaspar, discuss the themes explored in “By the People: Designing for a Better America,” like affordable housing, food ... more

My ID

City Studies

My ID

A Fair Chance

Making Policy Public

A Fair Chance

Rent Regulation Rights - San Francisco Edition

Making Policy Public

Rent Regulation Rights - San Francisco Edition

Pay Dirt

City Studies

Pay Dirt

Stand Up to Clean Up!

Public Access Design

Stand Up to Clean Up!

Your Guide to Welfare in NYC

Making Policy Public

Your Guide to Welfare in NYC

Space Jam

Urban Investigations

Space Jam

Engage to Change

Technical Assistance

Engage to Change