Mean Streets

City Studies

Mean Streets

The Cargo Chain

Making Policy Public

The Cargo Chain

The Fresh Producers

Urban Investigations

The Fresh Producers

En El Campo De Los Impuestos

Making Policy Public

En El Campo De Los Impuestos

H2 Oh No!

Technical Assistance

H2 Oh No!

News

news, workshop

Thursday, April 25, 2013 5PM

ULURP may sound like a monster (and some people think it is), but it stands for Uniform Land Use Review Procedure and it’s the process by which major land use changes get reviewed and approved in New York City. It’s long, complicated, and involves lots of ... more
  • Open Plans
    148 Lafayette St, 12th floor
    New York, NY

news, talk, workshop

Thursday, April 11, 2013 2:30PM

CUP fans and friends joined us in Chicago for a workshop and panel discussion about affordable housing in Chicago. CUP partnered with Converge:Exchange, Chicago Community Loan Fund, and Archeworks to host “Community Tools for Affordable Housing” on Thursday, ... more
  • Archeworks
    625 North Kingsbury Street
    Chicago, IL 60654

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. 

news, award

CUP is honored to be listed in the Public Interest Design 100 with so many other great people and organizations. 

news, award

We’re honored to be a recipient of the 2012 Curry Stone Design Prize. The prize, which highlights social design pioneers, was awarded to CUP and four other groups at a ceremony held in November at the Harvard Graduate School of Design.

news, exhibit, sneak peek

Making Policy Public is hitting the subway! Our fracking project with Damascus Citizens for Sustainability and Papercut is coming to a platform near you! Thanks to the generous support of Sappi Ideas That Matter, we’ve been able to bring the poster we’ve ... more

news

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

news, award

“Know Your Lines,” our issue of Making Policy Public breaking down the political redistricting process was called out as a notable project in this year’s Core77 Design Awards. Two separate juries, one in the Visual Communication category and one in the ... more

news

CUP is pleased to launch Public Access Design – our new series of multimedia projects that use design to make complex urban issues accessible to the New Yorkers most affected by them.

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.

ICEbreaker

City Studies

ICEbreaker

What Up With DAT?

Technical Assistance

What Up With DAT?

The Public School Avengers

Urban Investigations

The Public School Avengers

Welcome to Health Care!

Making Policy Public

Welcome to Health Care!

The Newtown Creek BOA

Technical Assistance

The Newtown Creek BOA

Our Voice, Our Choice

Urban Investigations

Our Voice, Our Choice

Making the Grade

Urban Investigations

Making the Grade

Food Stamped

City Studies

Food Stamped