We Are Public Housing

Making Policy Public

We Are Public Housing

Power Trip

Urban Investigations

Power Trip

What Is Affordable Housing?

Envisioning Development

What Is Affordable Housing?

Don't Bank On It

Making Policy Public

Don't Bank On It

Space Jam

Urban Investigations

Space Jam

What's in the water?

Making Policy Public

What's in the water?

News

news

Check out this amazing look inside the Participatory Budgeting (PB) process from Bill Moyers. CUP helped to create outreach and voting materials for PB in NYC and is excited to be a part of next year’s expanded PB process.  To see the projects that were selected ... more

news

CUP’s Making Policy Public project on street vendor rights was featured in designer and author Andrew Shea’s new book, “Designing for Social Change.”

news

Are YOU ready to decide how to spend millions of taxpayer dollars? Voting is now underway for Participatory Budgeting in NYC! Anyone 18 or older who lives in one of the participating districts can help decide how to spend millions of dollars on community projects – and ... more
  • Visit pbnyc.org for more info about how to vote and what’s on the ballot.

launch event, news

Thursday, November 10, 2011 12PM

On November 10, CUP presented our Urban Investigation “Power Trip” to a buzzing group of Queens high schoolers. The project —a collaboration between CUP, CUP teaching artist Samantha Contis, and students from Aviation High School— asked “where ... more
  • Queens Public Library, Broadway Branch
    40-20 Broadway
    Long Island City, NY

news, award

Thursday, August 11, 2011 10AM

The Rockefeller Foundation has selected CUP as one of the recipients of this year’s Cultural Innovation Fund Grants! The grant will allow CUP to develop a new program that helps communitiy organizations access design services to demystify complex policy and planning ... more

news, award

Monday, June 28, 2010 12PM

CUP’s What Is Affordable Housing? guidebook was recently selected by AIGA, a professional association for graphic designers, for its “50 Books/50 Covers of 2009,” a traveling exhibition that honors outstanding book and cover design.

Stand Up to Clean Up!

Public Access Design

Stand Up to Clean Up!

The Wait

Urban Investigations

The Wait

It's Not Just Personal

Making Policy Public

It's Not Just Personal

A Fair Chance

Making Policy Public

A Fair Chance

Es Tu Dinero, Decides Tú

Making Policy Public

Es Tu Dinero, Decides Tú

What Is Zoning?

Envisioning Development

What Is Zoning?

Hello, My Name is Minimum Wage

City Studies

Hello, My Name is Minimum Wage

Scary, Ok With it, Good

City Studies

Scary, Ok With it, Good