What Is Zoning?

Envisioning Development

What Is Zoning?

The Deciders

City Studies

The Deciders

Parents' Rights During COVID-19

Technical Assistance

Parents' Rights During COVID-19

Is Your Landlord Using Construction to Harass You?

Technical Assistance

Is Your Landlord Using Construction to Harass You?

Carbon City

City Studies

Carbon City

Displaced From This Place?

Urban Investigations

Displaced From This Place?

2019

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It’s time for our latest installment of What’s Up Beyond CUP?, where we spotlight CUP’s collaborators’ work — upcoming shows, publications, and new projects — beyond CUP. Check out what some of our collaborators have been up to this year!

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Our Fall Youth Education projects are in full swing! CUP is collaborating with students across NYC to investigate social justice ranging from who is impacted by fare evasion, to the uses of facial recognition technology. By interviewing key stakeholders, conducting ... more

meet the…

For our latest installment of Meet the Teaching Artist, we sat down with April Wen!

open call

As a CUP intern, you’ll assist with several projects and learn about CUP’s methods for using design to meet community needs.

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Join CUP in fighting fear – and fighting for justice – today and throughout 2020.

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We’re so excited to announce our latest Public Access Design jury, who will help us select our first Public Access Design collaborations for 2020! 

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We’re honored to announce our upcoming Public Access Design collaboration! This fall, CUP is collaborating with the Immigrant Defense Project and designer Melisa Tekin on a guide that explains the rights of non-US citizens who come ... more

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Landlords resorting to harassment and other tactics to push out long-term or low-income tenants is nothing new in New York City. But now, it’s illegal. We just launched a PSA to help tenants understand their rights under this new program.

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What does a PB&J sandwich have to do with project-based learning?

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We’re thrilled to announce our latest Public Access Design jury who will help select the 2020 Public Access Design Fellows! This year we are joined by Leila Taylor, Josh Cochran, Jeanne Ortiz-Ortiz, and Malika Conner (clockwise, from top left).

open call

Calling all advocates and organizers!

launch event

On October 10, 2019 students from the Red Hook Community Justice Center presented their latest investigation, Swept Up, at Mayday Space.

Free For All?

City Studies

Free For All?

The Good, Bad, & Unknown

Urban Investigations

The Good, Bad, & Unknown

Rent Regulation Rights

Making Policy Public

Rent Regulation Rights

What's in the Water?

Making Policy Public

What's in the Water?

Yours to Keep

Making Policy Public

Yours to Keep

Social Security Risk Machine

Making Policy Public

Social Security Risk Machine

Is There A Pattern?

Urban Investigations

Is There A Pattern?

Fast Trash

City Studies

Fast Trash