Is Suspension The Solution?

City Studies

Is Suspension The Solution?

Shifty Business

Public Access Design

Shifty Business

TGNC-NYC

Public Access Design

TGNC-NYC

Language Rights are Civil Rights!

Public Access Design

Language Rights are Civil Rights!

Pass It On!

Making Policy Public

Pass It On!

Making Policy Public

‘Promoting Social Justice One Poster at a Time’

FastCo Design

July, 13, 2010

The Center For Urban Pedagogy teaches those in need how they can bend the city’s bureaucracy.

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‘The Center for Urban Pedagogy clarifies the juvenile justice system’

Core77

June, 24, 2010

The latest poster from the Center for Urban Pedagogy’s Making Policy Public series elucidates the juvenile justice system in one easy-to-read graphic novel 

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‘Why Design Now?’

Cooper Hewitt

May, 13, 2010

Designed in an engaging, accessible style, Vendor Power! aims to help these urban entrepreneurs avoid tickets, understand their rights, and collectively advocate for policy reforms.

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‘A User’s Guide to the City Pt. 2: Street Vendor Guide’

BLDG BLOG

December, 18, 2009

[The poster uses] design skills to assemble legible, economically accessible, and legally useful guides to the urban environment. 

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‘Three Artists on the Economy’

Tenants Together

October, 18, 2009

“…beautifully useful…”

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‘Vendor Power’

Gourmet

September, 21, 2009

A very good way to help keep vendors on the streets and increase their ability to actually make a living at it. 

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‘Making Policy Public: Predatory Equity’

Urban Omnibus

May, 27, 2009

Advocates handed out The Predatory Equity Survival Guide as part of a crucial tenant association meeting in East Harlem where new plans to combat predatory equity were announced.

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‘Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Street Vending (But Were Too Busy Scarfing Dirty-Water Dogs to Ask)’

New York Magazine

May, 7, 2009

An awesome pamphlet for street vendors meant to demystify the city’s jargon-filled regulations.

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‘Making Policy Public: Vendor Power!’

Urban Omnibus

May, 6, 2009

In order to put this information directly in the hands of people who need it the most, CUP organized a citywide distribution event where volunteers handed out free copies to vendors across the city. 

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‘Visual Aids for the Pushcart World’

The New York Times

April, 3, 2009

The guide looks something like an Ikea manual, with hot dog stands and handbag tables replacing Aspvik cabinets and Ektorp sofas. 

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‘Common Sense’

GOOD Magazine

March, 19, 2008

In a primer on cargo supply chains, a color-coded chart graphically links your made-in-China iPod with the tugboat captains and dockworkers who brought it to you.

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‘As Cargo Chains Grow, So Does Workers’ Leverage’

Teamsters for a Democratic Union

January, 30, 2008

This pamphlet examines the network of workers and machines that move goods across the globe, the potential power this system creates for labor, and what companies are doing to undermine this power.

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We Own It

Making Policy Public

We Own It

What Is Zoning?

Envisioning Development

What Is Zoning?

Shine a Light on Your Utility Rights

Making Policy Public

Shine a Light on Your Utility Rights

Grand Army Plaza

Urban Investigations

Grand Army Plaza

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?

The Newtown Creek BOA

Technical Assistance

The Newtown Creek BOA

I Got Arrested! Now What?

Making Policy Public

I Got Arrested! Now What?