We Are Public Housing

Making Policy Public

We Are Public Housing

Figuring Out Health Insurance

Making Policy Public

Figuring Out Health Insurance

Voice Recognition

Urban Investigations

Voice Recognition

Mean Streets

City Studies

Mean Streets

Stand Clear of the Rising Fares

Urban Investigations

Stand Clear of the Rising Fares

Grand Army Plaza

Urban Investigations

Grand Army Plaza

2017

open call

Monday, December 11, 2017 5PM

CUP is seeking a full-time Program Assistant to provide general project, organization, and administrative support for our Youth Education and Community Education programs.

open call

Monday, December 11, 2017 5PM

CUP is seeking a full-time Development & Communications Assistant to provide support with public outreach, fundraising, and social media, as well as general organizational support. 

open call

Monday, December 4, 2017 10AM

CUP is looking for three Teaching Artists to lead Urban Investigation projects in the winter and spring of 2018. Learn more about Urban Investigations here!

launch event

Saturday, November 18, 2017 11AM

Talking Trash: Curriculum Guide Launch Event!

open call

Monday, October 23, 2017 5PM

CUP is looking for designers to join our Public Access Design program as 2018 Public Access Design Fellows.

launch event

On October 17, 2017 students from Red Hook Community Justice Center presented The Public School Avengers.

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

Party

Wednesday, October 4, 2017 12:14PM

Thanks to everyone who came to our Annual Benefit on September 27th and helped to make it such a success! Over 250 community advocates, artists, designers, and other urban enthusiasts came together to celebrate CUP. A big thanks to all our Sponsors who made the event ... more

Party

Wednesday, September 27, 2017 7:30PM

This year’s Benefit will take place on Wednesday, September 27th, 2017 at 26 Bridge in DUMBO. Save the date to join our community of advocates, artists, designers, and other urban enthusiasts to celebrate another year of CUP! Your support of the Benefit makes our work ... more
  • 26 Bridge St, Brooklyn, NY 11201

talk

Friday, September 15, 2017 9:15AM

CUP’s Executive Director, Christine Gaspar, will be speaking at the 2017 Design Matters Conference in Chicago, IL! The Design Matters Conference is an annual meeting that seeks to bring top designers, journalists, and civic leaders into exploratory dialogue with ... more
  • Chicago, IL

open call

Monday, September 11, 2017 5PM

The call for proposals for the 10th anniversary year of Making Policy Public is now open, marking a decade of CUP’s leadership in community-engaged design collaborations for social change.

talk

Friday, September 8, 2017 3:20PM

On Friday, September 8th, Christine Gaspar, CUP’s Executive Director will present a talk on Design and Civic Engagement as part of the Hopscotch Design Festival in Raleigh, NC. The Hopscotch Design Festival is a two-day event exploring the future of creativity, design, ... more
  • Raleigh, NC

What's in the water?

Making Policy Public

What's in the water?

It's Not Just Personal

Making Policy Public

It's Not Just Personal

Pass It On!

Making Policy Public

Pass It On!

Your School, Your Choice!

Making Policy Public

Your School, Your Choice!

Sign Up!

Public Access Design

Sign Up!

Your Guide to Welfare in NYC

Making Policy Public

Your Guide to Welfare in NYC

Keep Your Family's Home

Public Access Design

Keep Your Family's Home

What the Cell?

Urban Investigations

What the Cell?