Now Boarding

Urban Investigations

Now Boarding

Get It Back!

Public Access Design

Get It Back!

Block Party

City Studies

Block Party

We Are Public Housing

Making Policy Public

We Are Public Housing

If You Can Make It Here...

Urban Investigations

If You Can Make It Here...

Child Support?!

Making Policy Public

Child Support?!

‘5 Skills You Need to Make Positive Impact’

Impact Design Hub

August, 19, 2015

The Center for Urban Pedagogy’s Making Policy Public program is another shining example of using graphic and communications design to better explain complex policy issues in New York City.

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‘The Best Tips From CUP’s Transgender Police Guide’

Out Magazine

July, 15, 2015

The guide, a pocket sized know-your-rights manual only 12 pages long, aims to serve as a resource for trans and gender non-conforming youth who may find themselves being detained, searched, or thrown into custody by the police. Breaking down personal rights and NYPD patrol guide rules into an easily digestible format, SERVEhopes to keep trans youth safe by keeping them informed.  

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‘Your Guide to Welfare in NYC

NYC Healthy Neighborhoods

May, 20, 2015

Your Guide to Welfare in NYC is the first guide of its kind to present all of the information public assistance applicants need together in one place.

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‘Five Ways to Help Nail Salon Workers’

Jacobin Magazine

May, 18, 2015

Adhikaar, based in Woodside, Queens, organizes in Nepali communities and has been running a campaign on the health and safety problems faced by nail salon workers. They have produced a pamphlet in collaboration with the Center for Urban Pedagogy with advice for both workers and customers at nail salons — including tips like “Be patient!” in English, Spanish, Korean, Chinese, and Nepali.

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‘Your Ethics or Your Manicure’

WNYC

May, 11, 2015

Brian Lehrer mentions CUP’s Healthy Salons For All poster during his interview with Sarah Maslin Nir!

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‘How Can You Get an Ethical Manicure? Support Worker Organizing’

The Nation

May, 11, 2015

On the workers’ side, the Nepali community organization Adhikaar just published a colorful pamphlet—designed in collaboration with the Center for Urban Pedagogy—to educate communities about both public-health and labor-rights issues in the sector. The cartoon graphics, designed for accessibility, present general advice on workplace hygiene, health and safety, guidance on labor laws for workers, and advice for customers (“Be generous—tip at least 20%”).

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‘Governor Cuomo Orders Inspections of New York Nail Salons’

The Village Voice

May, 11, 2015

Partnering with the Center for Urban Pedagogy, Adhikaar has created a poster for salon owners to display in their places of business. With text in English, Chinese, Nepali, Spanish, and Korean, the poster includes health and safety information for both workers and patrons.

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‘監管紐約美甲店 市議會討論評級 (City Council Discusses Rating System for Nail Salon Inspections)’

New Tang Dynasty Television

May, 2, 2015

Healthy Salons For All is featured in a video report by New Tang Dynasty Television!

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‘A Roadmap to Welfare in New York’

City Limits

April, 30, 2015

It’s also a complicated system, and that’s why the Safety Net Project of the Urban Justice Center, working with the Center for Urban Pedagogy, released on Thursday “Your Guide to Welfare,” which walks the reader through the system: who it’s for, what it does and how to access it.

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‘This Might Be the Most Important Handout Needy New Yorkers Need’

Next City

April, 30, 2015

She adds that this poster is another way for public assistance recipients to be treated in a dignified way, respectful of the fact that these are benefits they are entitled to: “One of the goals of the poster and of this whole campaign is to let people know that there is a real possibility that there are programs out there that might be able to help them in their day-to-day survival for their family.”

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‘New Guide to Public Assistance Aims to Help Neediest Navigate System’

Gotham Gazette

April, 30, 2015

The guide was created over the last year through feedback from recipients of public benefits and advocacy groups. The city’s Human Resources Administration (HRA) also helped review the poster drafts and its commissioner, Steve Banks, was at Thursday’s launch event.

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‘All of This Belongs to You, V&A, London — review’

The Financial Times

April, 8, 2015

“Vendor Power” is an easy-to-read document outlining the rights of street vendors in New York, a simple effort to help them in their confrontations with officials who might want to move them on or impose fines. It was developed by the Centre for Urban Pedagogy, a non-profit coalition of architects, designers and artists, and its intention is to make urban life better — not for the creative classes but for the struggling immigrants and budding entrepreneurs who operate the city’s food carts. 

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Child Support?!

Making Policy Public

Child Support?!

Social Security Risk Machine

Making Policy Public

Social Security Risk Machine

Stand Up to Clean Up!

Public Access Design

Stand Up to Clean Up!

Share, Where?

Urban Investigations

Share, Where?

Air Fair?

City Studies

Air Fair?

Shelter Skelter

Urban Investigations

Shelter Skelter

Space Jam

Urban Investigations

Space Jam

Hello, My Name is Minimum Wage

City Studies

Hello, My Name is Minimum Wage