Monday, May 1, 2017 12PM
The Center for Urban Pedagogy (CUP) is announcing the CUP Fellowship for Change in Design, a new initiative to support the development of a pipeline of talented individuals from historically under-represented communities into the design fields, and to dismantle the systemic ... more
Friday, April 28, 2017 5PM
Hey educators! Interested in learning how to engage students and make learning more hands-on? We have a professional development opportunity for you!
Thursday, April 20, 2017 6PM
From 2006 to 2016, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) granted citizenship to over 6.6 million immigrants. What do you need to become a citizen? How do you apply for citizenship? What does it mean to be a citizen of the United States?
Wednesday, April 19, 2017 2:59PM
Since the election, we’ve experienced an increased demand for our work supporting the community organizers and advocates on the frontlines of the social justice movement with the tools they need.
Here are some of the things we’re working on now, thanks in part to ... more
Tuesday, April 4, 2017 6PM
On April 4th, CUP celebrated the opening of a special exhibition of CUP’s work at the Laurie M. Tisch Illumination Fund. The exhibition, Who Decides?, features some of CUP’s projects from the past decade and the questions they explore about access, opportunity, ... more
Monday, March 27, 2017 5:33PM
We’re excited to announce our latest tool in our Envisioning Development program, What Is FAR? A companion to our What Is Zoning? Toolkit, What is FAR? is an online, interactive tool to help community members get a grip on the slippery concept of Floor Area ... more
Thursday, March 16, 2017 6PM
Zoning law regulates land use across the city, and shapes buildings, blocks, and whole neighborhoods. It can be a tool for preservation or for rapid physical and economic development.
But how does it work? And how can every day folks get involved in the decision-making ... more
On March 3rd, 2017 students from the International Community High School celebrated the debut of “Show Me the Money!"
Thursday, March 2, 2017 5:02PM
What’s better than one of our newest Making Policy Public posters? All four of our newest Making Policy Public posters! These posters will help this wild world make sense again, one complex policy issue at a time.
For a limited time only, we are offering A ... more
Thursday, March 2, 2017 4:30PM
Finding a job after you’re released from prison is difficult. Some employers discriminate against people with criminal records, and explaining a gap in your resume is tricky. New York City recently passed the Fair Chance Act to protect formerly incarcerated New Yorkers ... more
Thursday, March 2, 2017 4:18PM
Enrolling in NYC public high schools is an overwhelming and difficult process. There are over 600 schools students can choose from and not all of them may be the right one. Many immigrant students and their families don’t know that they have the right to ask for help ... more
Thursday, March 2, 2017 3:44PM
For college student survivors of sexual violence, reporting an incident can be a difficult and confusing process to take on alone. There are federal laws requiring universities to provide support and protection from discrimination for survivors, but these laws are hard to ... more