Store Stories

City Studies

Store Stories

What Do Incarcerated Parents Need to Know About ACS?

Technical Assistance

What Do Incarcerated Parents Need to Know About ACS?

Housing Court Help

Public Access Design

Housing Court Help

Now Boarding

Urban Investigations

Now Boarding

I Heart East New York

Urban Investigations

I Heart East New York

Stand Up to Clean Up!

Public Access Design

Stand Up to Clean Up!

2020

workshop

What is civic engagement? What does it look like for students? How do we as educators do this work through remote learning? Join us for Taking Action Beyond the Ballot, a professional development workshop for high school educators! Taking Action Beyond the ... more

news

We’re thrilled to announce our latest Public Access Design jury who will help select the 2021 Public Access Design Fellows! This year we are joined by Kitkat Pecson, Jade Broomfield, Basma Eid, and Tok Oyewole (clockwise left to right).

news

A huge thank you to all the amazing supporters who helped us reach our goal! With your help we raised over $24,000 for our summer Youth Education program with the Red Hook Community Justice Center. Thanks to your support, youth will investigate who holds the police ... more

open call

CUP is now accepting applications for our 2021 round of Making Policy Public! We’re looking for community and advocacy organizations who are working to address policy issues where the difficulty of understanding the issues is leading to social injustice. Together, ... more

open call

CUP is looking for skilled graphic designers, illustrators, or visual artists who are interested in social justice, demystifying policy, and meaningful collaboration!

talk

How is the pandemic and its impacts affecting community-engaged design practices now and in the future? Leaders in the field from across the US will engage in an open, exploratory conversation about the current challenges, risks, and opportunities of using participatory ... more

news

We’re happy to announce our latest Making Policy Public jury! This year we are joined by Zipeng Zhu, Audrey Sasson, Mohamed Attia, and Alice Chung (clockwise, from top left). Each year, CUP has a jury of two people prominent in the organizing and advocacy fields and ... more

open call

CUP is seeking a Development Coordinator to support our development, community engagement, and communications efforts, and play a key role in helping build the relationships and financial support that make our work possible. We’re looking for a creative, organized, and ... more

news

As organizers across the city continue to fight for housing justice for all, we’re highlighting some CUP tools that explain different rights and policies around the housing system, from navigating homeless shelters, to understanding utility rights.

news

Want to help make our Youth Education programs a reality? Be a fundraising champion for CUP!

news, launch event

What is facial recognition technology? How its use by the police impact New Yorkers? What’s the line between public safety and privacy?

news

It’s an overwhelming time to be an educator right now. Supporting our students during nationwide protests against police brutality and amidst a global pandemic is made all the more difficult when we can’t be in the room with our students. As educators, how can we ... more

A Fair Chance

Making Policy Public

A Fair Chance

Participatory Budgeting

Technical Assistance

Participatory Budgeting

Shine a Light on Your Utility Rights

Making Policy Public

Shine a Light on Your Utility Rights

What Is Zoning?

Envisioning Development

What Is Zoning?

Innocent Until Proven Risky

Making Policy Public

Innocent Until Proven Risky

Air it Out

City Studies

Air it Out

From Shelter to Apartment

Making Policy Public

From Shelter to Apartment

Get It Back!

Public Access Design

Get It Back!