Don't Bank On It

Making Policy Public

Don't Bank On It

I Heart East New York

Urban Investigations

I Heart East New York

Making the Grade

Urban Investigations

Making the Grade

What Is Zoning?

Envisioning Development

What Is Zoning?

Power Trip

Urban Investigations

Power Trip

Get It Back!

Public Access Design

Get It Back!

Launch event

launch event

Thursday, April 20, 2017 6PM

From 2006 to 2016, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) granted citizenship to over 6.6 million immigrants. What do you need to become a citizen? How do you apply for citizenship? What does it mean to be a citizen of the United States? 

launch event

Monday, March 27, 2017 5:33PM

We’re excited to announce our latest tool in our Envisioning Development program, What Is FAR?  A companion to our What Is Zoning? Toolkit, What is FAR? is an online, interactive tool to help community members get a grip on the slippery concept of Floor Area ... more

launch event

On March 3rd, 2017 students from the International Community High School celebrated the debut of “Show Me the Money!"

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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    Brooklyn, NY 11217

launch event

Tuesday, December 13, 2016 2PM

Our newest Technical Assistance project, Engage to Change, is now available! CUP teamed up with New York Foundation, Building Movement Project, and designers WeShouldDoItAll to create Engage to Change, a slide deck that breaks down the connection between ... more

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On November 9th, CUP launched Sign Up!, a pocket-sized fold-out guide that explains the right of Deaf individuals’ access to an interpreter. A collaboration of CUP, New York Lawyers for Public Interest (NYLPI) and designer Grace Robinson-Leo, the guide illustrates key ... more

launch event

Monday, July 11, 2016 7PM

Since the Fresh Kills landfill closed on Staten Island over 15 years ago, NYC has exported all of its trash to other places to be buried or burned. Everyone from government officials to local residents has debated this complicated process, but one thing all folks agree on is ... more

launch event

Wednesday, June 29, 2016 7PM

Did you know that although the Bronx Terminal Produce Market offers one of largest selections of fresh fruits & vegetables in the world, many Bronx residents feel there aren’t enough places to get fresh produce in their neighborhoods? So where does our fresh ... more

launch event

Tuesday, June 7, 2016 7PM

Many people feel that small businesses contribute to the unique character of New York City, but what happens when more and more businesses are closing?

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On May 27th, 2016 students from the International Community High School presented “ICEbreaker.”

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On April 18th, 2016 students from the Brooklyn International High School presented at the Bronx Zoo as part of the 2nd Annual City Wide Visionmaker Fair: High School Competition.

Making Change

City Studies

Making Change

Sign Up!

Public Access Design

Power Trip

Urban Investigations

Power Trip

Shelter Skelter

Urban Investigations

Shelter Skelter

Sign Up!

Public Access Design

Sign Up!

Engage to Change

Technical Assistance

Engage to Change

Stand Clear of the Rising Fares

Urban Investigations

Stand Clear of the Rising Fares

Bail's Set... What's Next?

Public Access Design

Bail's Set... What's Next?