Voters Rule

City Studies

Voters Rule

Is College For Me?

Public Access Design

Is College For Me?

What's in the water?

Making Policy Public

What's in the water?

Show Me the Money!

City Studies

Show Me the Money!

Mean Streets

City Studies

Mean Streets

Making Change

City Studies

Making Change

News

news

Friday, August 3, 2018 12PM

We’re thrilled to announce our latest Making Policy Public jury! This year we are joined by Natalia Aristizabal, Tracy Ma, Raymond Audain, and Jillian Tamaki (clockwise, from top left).

news

Wednesday, May 30, 2018 1:10PM

CUP is thrilled to announce the selection of Aska Mukuti as our 2018 CUP Fellow for Change in Design! This is the second year of our initiative to support the development of a pipeline of talented individuals from historically under-represented communities into the ... more

news

Q & A with Nick Johnson on his year as the 2017 CUP Fellow for Change in Design

news

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 Juliette Cezzar (top right), Edel Rodriguez (bottom right) and, Forest Young (bottom left)

news

CUP is excited to announce the 2018 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 ... more

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Thursday, December 7, 2017 4:43PM

Click here to help CUP make more critical projects like these. Dear Friends of CUP, Early this year, our community partners at the Center for Family Life in Sunset Park called to ask if CUP could work with them on a suddenly ... more

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Wednesday, October 4, 2017 3:31PM

Let’s shine a light on your utility rights! We’ve been hard at work on our 2017 Making Policy Public collaborations, and we’re getting close to being able to share four new collaborations explaining a complex policy issue. But until then, here’s ... more

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Wednesday, September 6, 2017 4:34PM

Meet Damon Locks! Damon is a Chicago-based visual artist, educator, vocalist/musician, and deejay. In 2011, CUP collaborated with Damon and Domestic Workers United on We Care, a Making Policy Public poster explaining the rights of domestic workers.

news, open call

Wednesday, September 6, 2017 1:53PM

We pulled together an all-star group of jurors to help us select our next Making Policy Public collaborators! Our juries consist of two designers and two advocates who are outstanding in their respective fields.  This year, we are thrilled to be joined by: Keira ... more

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Wednesday, August 23, 2017 11:18AM

Thank you so much to Project Resist for partnering with us for the month of September! Together, we raised $250 to sustain our hands-on investigative Youth Education programs to empower our next generation of civic leaders. Together, we’ll investigate: what does ... more

talk, news, open call

Wednesday, July 19, 2017 1PM

Hey Advocates! CUP’s Community Education staff members, Oscar Nuñez and Mark Torrey explained everything you need to know to create a top-notch advocate or community group application for CUP’s Making Policy Public and Public Access ... more

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Thursday, July 13, 2017 3:06PM

CUP is excited to announce the selection of Nicholas Johnson as our first ever CUP Fellow for Change in Design! The Fellowship is our new initiative to support the development of a pipeline of talented individuals from historically under-represented communities into the ... more

Shine a Light on Your Utility Rights

Making Policy Public

Shine a Light on Your Utility Rights

Block Party

City Studies

Block Party

The Wait

Urban Investigations

The Wait

What Is Zoning?

Envisioning Development

What Is Zoning?

Level Up

City Studies

Level Up

The Cargo Chain

Making Policy Public

The Cargo Chain

Making the Grade

Urban Investigations

Making the Grade

Welcome to Health Care!

Making Policy Public

Welcome to Health Care!