The Cargo Chain

Making Policy Public

The Cargo Chain

SERVE!

Public Access Design

SERVE!

Museumopolis

Urban Investigations

Museumopolis

A Fair Chance

Making Policy Public

A Fair Chance

What Is Zoning?

Envisioning Development

What Is Zoning?

Stand Up to Clean Up!

Public Access Design

Stand Up to Clean Up!

2016

launch event

Tuesday, December 13, 2016 2PM

Our newest Technical Assistance project, Engage to Change, is now available! CUP teamed up with New York Foundation, Building Movement Project, and designers WeShouldDoItAll to create Engage to Change, a slide deck that breaks down the connection between ... more

news

Wednesday, December 7, 2016 12:38PM

This holiday season, CUP has you covered! We have two new products, available for a limited time only.  This pint-sized bundle of our Public Access Design products is perfect for the justice-seeker on the go! The pack features seven of our print Public ... more

news

Tuesday, December 6, 2016 4:25PM

Click here to help meet the increasingly urgent need for CUP’s work today. Dear Friend of CUP, In 2015, a young woman in the Bronx faced her landlord’s lawyer, alone, in Housing Court. She owed back rent, and was asking for extra time to pay it, and for the ... more

open call

Monday, December 5, 2016 10AM

CUP is looking for two Teaching Artists to lead Youth Education projects in the winter and spring of 2017.

open call

Monday, December 5, 2016 10AM

CUP is seeking a full-time Program Manager to contribute to our Youth Education programs. We are seeking a candidate with 3 to 5 years of professional experience in youth-related work, preferably with high school students. 

talk

Friday, December 2, 2016 5:30PM

Citizen! Designer! Now! As the fight for equity and justice becomes more urgent than ever, how we might use our craft as citizen designers to inform, inspire, empower and take action? What challenges need to be addressed? Which of them can designers realistically affect? How ... more
  • Parsons
    Starr Foundation Hall, Room UL102
    63 5th Avenue

 

Tuesday, November 29, 2016 10:54AM

Getting a jump-start on gift giving season? Give the gift of CUP! Our Making Policy Public Box Set features 14 of our most recent Making Policy Public projects. At more than 30% off, it’s the perfect gift for the urban enthusiasts and policy aficionados in your ... more

news

This election year has been a sad and challenging time for those of us working to dismantle the systems that create and maintain inequity in our society. We will recover, regroup, and redouble our efforts in the days ahead. In the mean time, below are some resources that may ... more

open call

Friday, November 11, 2016 5PM

CUP is seeking applications from grassroots community organizations and advocacy groups for Public Access Design! Public Access Design projects are collaborations in which CUP, a designer, and an advocate work together to create an accessible visual ... more

launch event

On November 9th, CUP launched Sign Up!, a pocket-sized fold-out guide that explains the right of Deaf individuals’ access to an interpreter. A collaboration of CUP, New York Lawyers for Public Interest (NYLPI) and designer Grace Robinson-Leo, the guide illustrates key ... more

talk

On Thursday, November 3rd, Christine Gaspar, CUP’s Executive Director will present a talk on Design and Civic Engagement hosted by the MIT Architecture Alumni and MIT Club of New York. The talk will focus on the history of CUP, its mission and recent projects, along ... more
  • Knoll Showroom
    1330 Sixth Avenue, Second Floor
    New York, NY 10019

open call

Monday, October 24, 2016 5PM

CUP is looking for designers to join our Public Access Design program as 2016-2017 Design Fellows.

What Is Zoning?

Envisioning Development

What Is Zoning?

What Is Zoning?

Envisioning Development

What Is Zoning?

Are You Ready for a Ruckus?

Urban Investigations

Are You Ready for a Ruckus?

Share, Where?

Urban Investigations

Share, Where?

What Is Affordable Housing?

Envisioning Development

What Is Affordable Housing?

What Is Zoning?

Envisioning Development

What Is Zoning?

The Fresh Producers

Urban Investigations

The Fresh Producers

Up Closed and Personal

Urban Investigations

Up Closed and Personal