Happy Meals?

City Studies

Happy Meals?

Welcome to Health Care!

Making Policy Public

Welcome to Health Care!

Participatory Budgeting

Technical Assistance

Participatory Budgeting

The Newtown Creek BOA

Technical Assistance

The Newtown Creek BOA

En El Campo De Los Impuestos

Making Policy Public

En El Campo De Los Impuestos

Mean Streets

City Studies

Mean Streets

News

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

news

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

news

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

news

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

news

Wednesday, July 12, 2017 4:18PM

This year, we are celebrating ten years of Making Policy Public! That’s ten years of collaborations, visual explanations, and increasing access to information and decision-making to those who need it most. For a limited time only, we are offering four classic issues ... more

news

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 4:02PM

Wednesday, June 21st CUP joined 60 amazing NYC arts organizations participating in the Racial Equity in the Arts Innovation Lab with Race Forward! The Lab supports participating arts leaders in developing and implementing strategic racial equity prototypes, that incorporate ... more

The Good, Bad, & Unknown

Urban Investigations

The Good, Bad, & Unknown

Who Makes Bail?

Urban Investigations

Who Makes Bail?

Get Money

City Studies

Get Money

It's Not Just Personal

Making Policy Public

It's Not Just Personal

Is Your Home Making You Sick?

Making Policy Public

Is Your Home Making You Sick?

From Cellblock to Your Block

Urban Investigations

From Cellblock to Your Block

What Is Affordable Housing?

Envisioning Development

What Is Affordable Housing?

Stand Up to Clean Up!

Public Access Design

Stand Up to Clean Up!