Engage to Change

Technical Assistance

Engage to Change

Is Your Landlord Using Construction to Harass You?

Technical Assistance

Is Your Landlord Using Construction to Harass You?

Grand Army Plaza

Urban Investigations

Grand Army Plaza

Meet the Gun Laws

City Studies

Meet the Gun Laws

A Fair Chance

Making Policy Public

A Fair Chance

Safe Space?

City Studies

Safe Space?

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This year’s cohort of designers and artists will work with CUP to learn about community-engaged design methods. And through the Public Access Design program, select fellows will also get to collaborate with CUP and our advocacy partners to create a visual tool that ... more

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We pulled together an all-star group of jurors to help us select our next CUP Fellow for Change in Design! This year we are joined by: Jerome Harris, Annika Izora, and Marisa Hetzler (clockwise from top left).

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Asa Mendelsohn is an artist, writer, and teacher from New York City. This fall, Asa is collaborating with students at International Community High School (ICHS) on a documentary film that asks, how can we prevent gun violence in the Bronx? For this month’s Meet the ... more

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For our latest installment of Meet the Designer, we chatted with designer Arthur Kim! Arthur collaborated with CUP and the Public Utility Law Project to create Trouble With Your Water Bill?, a guide to help New Yorkers claim their rights to access water. Get to know Arthur below!

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This summer CUP was lucky to welcome Ana Beirne-Meyer as our Youth Education Intern. Ana spent the summer working with CUP programs at Fannie Lou Hamer Freedom High School and Red Hook Community Justice Center. We sat down with Ana to talk about her experience at CUP and ... more

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We’re happy to announce our latest Public Access Design Jury! This year we are joined by Quadira Coles, Zelene Suchilt, Chloe Chang, and Gabrielle Widjaja.

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We’re happy to announce our latest Making Policy Public jury! This year we are joined by Broobs!, Kassandra Frederique, Lorena Kourousias, and Kelly Walters (clockwise, from top left).

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Azia Francis is an 18-year-old student in New York City. She spent three years participating in CUP programs – including Let’s Hang Out (2019), Swipe Out (2020), and It’s Not Just in Our Heads (2021) - at her high school, ... more

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Elliott Golden is a Brooklyn-based Teaching Artist and documentarian with a passion for pizza and a distaste for the Yankees. Elliott is a former CUP Teaching Artist Fellow and is currently collaborating with students from the Red Hook Community Justice Center to ... more

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For our latest installment of, Meet the Designer, we chatted with designers Chloe Chang and D Wang Shi Zhao! Chloe and D Wang collaborated with CUP, the Bronx Defenders, and Legal Aid Society to create Your Truth Your Rights, a guide for Transgender, Gender ... more

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We’re delighted to announce our latest Public Access Design jury, who will help us select our next round of collaborations in 2021! This year we are joined by Maritza Silva-Farrell, Sumathy Kumar, Rose Wong, and Melisa Tekin.

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Susana Arellano is an architect, urban planner, designer, artist and educator. She’s also the co-founder and creative director of the social impact design firm, Agenda28. This spring, Susana and teachers from the International Community High School in the Bronx will ... more

Our Values, Our Voice, Our Vote

Making Policy Public

Our Values, Our Voice, Our Vote

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Public Access Design

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Housing Court Help

Public Access Design

Housing Court Help

Social Security Risk Machine

Making Policy Public

Social Security Risk Machine

Tenants' Rights to Repairs

Making Policy Public

Tenants' Rights to Repairs

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Public Access Design

Get It Back!

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Public Access Design

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Record It. Report It!

Public Access Design

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