Blunt Conversations

Urban Investigations

Blunt Conversations

Innocent Until Proven Risky

Making Policy Public

Innocent Until Proven Risky

The Who in the Q!

Urban Investigations

The Who in the Q!

What Is Zoning?

Envisioning Development

What Is Zoning?

Welcome to Health Care!

Making Policy Public

Welcome to Health Care!

Rent, Rights, and Repairs

Public Access Design

Rent, Rights, and Repairs

Launch event

launch event

Wednesday, June 19, 2013 7PM

Every restaurant in New York has a grade. Lots of people decide where to eat based on those grades but what do they really mean? Where do they come from? Students from Lyons Community School worked with CUP teaching artist Leigh Davis to go behind the letters. They ... more
  • Colors Restaurant
    417 Lafayette Street
    New York, NY
    N/R to 8th St-NYU, 6 to Astor Pl

launch event

Thursday, April 4, 2013 7PM

From the days of Tammany to the era of TiVo, New Yorkers always had to make do with cramped living conditions. Many see micro-apartments as a way to fix to New York’s housing crunch. However, others worry that these snug accommodations serve only a narrow group. ... more
  • Tenement Museum
    103 Orchard St, 2nd fl
    New York, NY
    F/J/M/Z to Delancey-Essex St, B/D to Grand St

launch event

Remás and CUP presented our new Making Policy Public “Es Tu Dinero, Decides Tú” to the Si Se Puede women’s housecleaning cooperative in Sunset Park, Brooklyn.

launch event, screening

Monday, March 18, 2013 7:15PM

At almost any New York City bodega, you can quick-draw, scratch, or mega-million your way towards million dollar jackpots. Thousands of New Yorkers play the lottery every day. But how does the lottery really work? Who is playing, and where does all the money go? Who wins and ... more
  • Anthology Film Archives
    32 2nd Avenue (at Second Street)
    New York, NY
    F to 2nd Avenue

launch event

Wednesday, February 13, 2013 7PM

The issue of “fracking” is all over the news. But what is fracking? Who wants to do it? And how could stuff in rocks upstate affect people who live in East Coast cities? Join us for the launch of the latest installment from our Making Policy Public poster series: ... more
  • The Cooper Union
    Rose Auditorium
    41 Cooper Square, Lower Level
    on Third Avenue (btwn 6th & 7th streets)

news, launch event

Students from a City Studies class at Academy of Urban Planning presented the Government in Plain Sight project to their peers. The booklet looks at government’s role in the neighborhood. 

launch event

Thursday, September 13, 2012 7PM

Who decides where supermarkets go? Does the Bronx have enough supermarkets? Does it matter? This summer, CUP collaborated with teaching artist Hatuey Ramos-Fermín and a group of Bronx public high school students from CUNY College Now at Hostos Community College to ... more
  • New York University
    35 W. 4th Street, Room 1080

launch event

Monday, July 23, 2012 7PM

New York City has public high schools with every imaginable theme, a dizzying array of application requirements, and charter schools galore. Choosing from one of NYC’s over 400 public high schools can be a real task. How do you decide where you go to school? And ... more
  • Austrian Cultural Forum
    11 East 52nd Street
    New York, NY
    E/M to Fifth Avenue/53rd Street
    B/D/F/M to Rockefeller Center

launch event

Monday, June 25, 2012 6:45PM

Where does NYC’s electricity come from? People were buzzing about the debut public presentation of Power Trip, CUP’s Urban Investigation about New York City’s electricity infrastructure. To get to the power source, CUP, teaching artist ... more
  • Anthology Film Archives
    32 2nd Avenue (at 2nd St)
    New York, NY
    F to 2nd Avenue

launch event

On June 8th, 2012 students from the Urban Assembly School for Criminal Justice in Borough Park presented “Boom Town.” For this City Studies project 9th graders in an English Language Arts class worked with CUP teaching artist Ellie Irons to look at noise issues ... more

launch event

Wednesday, March 21, 2012 7PM

Will you be ready if a disaster strikes? What about your neighborhood? Who’s responsible for making a plan for your community? While government officials have a city-wide plan, and plenty of advice to share with individuals, there’s not much out there on ... more
  • the American Red Cross in Greater New York
    520 West 49th St (between 10th & 11th Aves)
    New York, NY

launch event

Friday, February 10, 2012 12:20PM

Students from Mr. Sandoval’s 9th Grade U.S. History class who helped to create a “Field Guide to Federalism” presented it to their peers at the Academy of Urban Planning.  To create the booklet students hit the streets of Bushwick with teaching artist ... more

Stand Up to Clean Up!

Public Access Design

Stand Up to Clean Up!

Puff Puff Passed

Urban Investigations

Puff Puff Passed

Good Cops? Bad Cops? More Cops? No Cops?

Urban Investigations

Good Cops? Bad Cops? More Cops? No Cops?

Immigrants & NY

Making Policy Public

Immigrants & NY

Don't Bank On It

Making Policy Public

Don't Bank On It

TGNC-NYC

Public Access Design

TGNC-NYC

What's On Your Plate?

City Studies

What's On Your Plate?

Pass It On!

Making Policy Public

Pass It On!