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City Studies

Store Stories

Level Up

City Studies

Level Up

H2 Oh No!

Technical Assistance

H2 Oh No!

Lunchroom Digest

City Studies

Lunchroom Digest

The Good, Bad, & Unknown

Urban Investigations

The Good, Bad, & Unknown

News

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As the school year is wrapping up, we’re excited to share the students’ hard work! High school students across NYC got out of the classroom and into the city to investigate social justice issues in their neighborhoods. By collaborating with Teaching ... more

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What if hanging out with your friends could get you arrested? Who gets prosecuted for “gang” participation?  High school students will investigate that issue this summer, thanks to your help!

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For the first feature in CUP’s series spotlighting our educational collaborators, Meet the Teaching Artist, we sat down with teaching artist Gabe Gordon! Gabe grew up far-sighted in Cleveland, Ohio. Fascinated by postal systems and mail objects, Gabe’s work and ... more

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We’re happy to announce our latest Making Policy Public jury! This year we are joined by Reem Ramadan, Kelli Anderson, Simone Noronha, and Shelby Chestnut (clockwise, from top left).

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We’re delighted to announce our latest Public Access Design jury, who will help us select our Public Access Design collaborations for the Fall 2019! This year we are joined by Alia Hassan, Julian Morales, Anthonine Pierre, and Alyna Citrin (clockwise, from top left).

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We are thrilled to announce the five talented designers chosen by our jury as finalists for the 2019 CUP Fellowship for Change in Design! While we can only choose one designer to work with for the year, we’re showcasing all of our finalists in the spirit of ... more

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We’re now accepting applications for the 2019 CUP Teaching Artist Fellowship! The CUP Teaching Artist Fellowship is an opportunity for NYC-based Teaching Artists to apply their art and design skills to contribute to social change. Eight Fellows will be selected for ... more

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Over the past year you’ve joined us in celebrating the tenth anniversary of our popular program, Making Policy Public. From an exhibit at The Drawing Center to the launch of several new tools for communities across the city, we’re honored to have collaborated ... more

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This May Day we’re celebrating workers the way we celebrate every day: by sharing and creating resources that communities can use to navigate and advocate for their rights! We’ve pulled some resources from our archives that uplift worker rights and worker ... more

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Recently we’ve collaborated with our community partners across the city to create visual tools that tackle issues from landlord harassment to immigration bond hearings to abusive policing. We’re proud to share our latest projects! Is Your Landlord Harassing ... 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 Nicole Killian and Juan Carlos Pagan. Nicole Killian’s work investigates how the structures of the internet, mobile messaging, and ... more

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For Sexual Assault Awareness Month this April, we’re turning to our archives to share some tools you can use to spread awareness and advocate for change! Show Up! is a pocket-sized guide we created with Hollaback! that breaks down bystander intervention into ... more

The Wait

Urban Investigations

The Wait

What is asylum?

Making Policy Public

What is asylum?

Pay Dirt

City Studies

Pay Dirt

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

Public Access Design

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

Show UP

Public Access Design

Show UP

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

Public Access Design

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

Shine a Light on Your Utility Rights

Making Policy Public

Shine a Light on Your Utility Rights

What Options Doc?

Urban Investigations

What Options Doc?