Figuring Out Health Insurance

Making Policy Public

Figuring Out Health Insurance

What Is Zoning?

Envisioning Development

What Is Zoning?

Shifty Business

Public Access Design

Shifty Business

Fast-Tracked

Urban Investigations

Fast-Tracked

The Cargo Chain

Making Policy Public

The Cargo Chain

What Options Doc?

Urban Investigations

What Options Doc?

News

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CUP is excited to announce the 2019 Public Access Design Fellows. The incoming group of designers and artists will work with CUP over the coming year, and learn about our participatory design methods. Several of the fellows will also get to collaborate with ... more

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As we wrap up students’ investigations into social justice questions, we’re thrilled to invite you to their final presentations! Over the past semester, students at Life Sciences High School have collaborated with CUP and Teaching Artist Stephen Kwok to explore ... more

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As a part of CUP’s ongoing series spotlighting our collaborators, Meet the Designer, we sat down with designer Luiza Dale! Luiza is a graphic designer based in Brooklyn. Her most recent CUP project, Immigrants & NY will be featured in ... more

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We’re proud to announce that CUP and ED Christine Gaspar have been featured in Next City’s “15 Solutions for Cities.” 19 prominent urbanists were asked: What incites hope for the future of our cities? Both CUP and Christine’s work were included ... more

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Take a closer look at our Youth Education programs in process! This winter students are getting out of the classroom to delve deeper into social justice questions from all sides of the issues.  Students from the Bronx School for Law, Government, and Justice are ... more

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We just held our last Teaching Artist Fellowship meeting of 2018! Our Fellows looked at how community surveys and stakeholder interviews can be a way for students to research their city and learn how important decisions are made. Over the course of this six-month ... more

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Thursday, November 29, 2018 2PM

Get a head start on gift giving season and give the gift of CUP! To celebrate 10 years of Making Policy Public we’re offering a box set of our 4 latest issues for just $25 – that’s over 20% off! The 2018 Box Set includes: Pinned Down? Rise Up!, our most ... more

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Tuesday, November 27, 2018 12PM

CUP is proud to announce that we are 1 of 20 finalists for the Brooklyn Community Foundation’s Spark Prize! The Spark Prize recognizes local nonprofits that embody four criteria: 1.) Born in Brooklyn 2.) Commitment to Equity 3.) Values Driven and 4.) Vision for the ... more

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We’re thrilled to announce our latest Public Access Design jury who will help select the 2019 Public Access Design Fellows! This year we are joined by Jon(athan) Key, YuJune Park, Kemah George, and Carlos Quintana (clockwise, from top left).

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We’re kicking off our Youth Education projects for the 2018-19 school year with three new City Studies and two new Urban Investigations projects!

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Friday, October 26, 2018 12PM

We are thrilled to welcome Yasmin Safdié to our team as our first ever Director of Programs. In this new role, Yasmin will oversee CUP’s core programming, playing a key role in implementing our strategic plan and supporting our staff as we continue to grown and ... more

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As we look back on ten years of Making Policy Public, we’ve asked some of our past collaborators to come together to reflect on their projects and the impact of the program. See what Making Policy Public means to them in this video! And stay tuned for more stories as ... more

Stand Clear of the Rising Fares

Urban Investigations

Stand Clear of the Rising Fares

Grand Army Plaza

Urban Investigations

Grand Army Plaza

Don't Trash NYC!

Public Access Design

Don't Trash NYC!

Social Security Risk Machine

Making Policy Public

Social Security Risk Machine

Pinned Down? Rise Up!

Making Policy Public

Pinned Down? Rise Up!

Mean Streets

City Studies

Mean Streets

It's Not Just Personal

Making Policy Public

It's Not Just Personal

What the Cell?

Urban Investigations

What the Cell?