Grand Army Plaza

Urban Investigations

Grand Army Plaza

Seeking Sanctuary

Urban Investigations

Seeking Sanctuary

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Public Access Design

Rumbo A Su Tarjeta Verde

What Is Zoning?

Envisioning Development

What Is Zoning?

What Is Zoning?

Envisioning Development

What Is Zoning?

Get It Back!

Public Access Design

Get It Back!

‘Policy for People poster-style’

Public Policy Lab

November, 10, 2011

The poster speaks to the audience for whom the information is most important — those who are under 18!

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‘Where Does Your (Convenience Store) Food Come From?’

Gilt Taste

August, 31, 2011

These students take the opportunity to really explore how this little corner of the city works… and what results is one of the smartest, most nuanced, and most fun documents on the subject we’ve ever seen.

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‘Who Is Shaping New York’s Subway Redevelopment?’

psfk

August, 15, 2011

The project juxtaposes the fact that such a construction project creates jobs but there is a suspicious absence of ‘the public’ in MTA’s decisions.

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‘Fast-Tracked: Who Decides Where the Subway Goes?’

Urban Omnibus

August, 10, 2011

The group investigated how transportation planning works by talking to stakeholders, researching policy and financing, and pounding the pavement.

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‘We Seriously Love The Internet is Serious Business’

Detroit Digital Justice Coalition zine #3

June, 30, 2011

The film is instrumental in engaging people in disenfranchised communities who have been previously intimidated by the Internet. It is understandable by ANYONE from age 8 to 80.

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‘Know Your Lines’

Art Threat

May, 11, 2011

Who is drawing the lines? What does the shape of a district mean? And what does a good redistricting process look like? These are precisely the questions being tackled in Know Your Lines.

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‘Visualizing the Dangers of Toxic Brownfields’

The Dirt

April, 20, 2011

Middle school students went out and mapped the empty lots and then started investigating [them].

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‘‘I Got Arrested—Now What?’’

ABA Journal

December, 1, 2010

[The comic] takes young readers on an easy-to-follow journey from booking to sentencing by breaking down complicated legal concepts into language they can understand.

‘Adobe Creative Suite and One Nonprofit’s Winning Formula’

TechSoup

November, 22, 2010

CUP won first place in the Other Media category for their expertly crafted I Heart East New York multimedia storybook record.

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‘Remaking the Map’

ArtNews

October, 1, 2010

Hubs and spokes in orange dotting and crisscrossing a light blue earth drew attention to major ports where workers could most influence job conditions. 

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‘I Got Arrested! A Guide to the Juvenile Justice System’

Reclaiming Futures

August, 31, 2010

Want to help teens understand the juvenile justice system? Draw them a picture — or rather, lots of them. 

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‘The People of Bushwick vs. Fizzy Drinks’

Edible Geography

August, 13, 2010

The booklet offers a handy how-to guide for soda-tax decision-making, starting with close readings of statements from the major players and a review of existing data, before moving onto the fun stuff: original, micro-local research.

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Don't Get Iced

Public Access Design

Don't Get Iced

Field Guide to Federalism

City Studies

Field Guide to Federalism

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Space Jam

Urban Investigations

Space Jam

Grand Army Plaza

Urban Investigations

Grand Army Plaza

Store Stories

City Studies

Store Stories

Shelter Skelter

Urban Investigations

Shelter Skelter

Share, Where?

Urban Investigations

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