Seeking Sanctuary

Urban Investigations

Seeking Sanctuary

Block Party

City Studies

Block Party

Get It Back!

Public Access Design

Get It Back!

The Newtown Creek BOA

Technical Assistance

The Newtown Creek BOA

Share, Where?

Urban Investigations

Share, Where?

Rent Regulation Rights

Making Policy Public

Rent Regulation Rights

‘Poster Aims to Demystify Multifaceted Process Faced by Arrested Teens’

New York Law Journal

August, 4, 2010

It may never rival the popularity of “Batman” or “Teen Titans,” but its creators hope that a new comic book-style poster will grab the attention of thousands of New York City kids caught up in the juvenile justice system.

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‘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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‘The Omnibus Roundup’

Urban Omnibus

May, 21, 2010

How often do you see an educational video about water supply that cuts together interviews with representatives from the DEP, claymation cavemen and Chamillionaire’s “Ridin’ Dirty?”

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‘The Water Underground’

Design Observer

May, 20, 2010

The CUP staff and student researchers and videographers criss-crossed the five boroughs and assembled a multi-vocal primer on some essential urban infrastructure.

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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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‘Whoosh! The Trash Can as a Pneumatic Tube’

The New York Times

April, 9, 2010

Underneath the 40-block strip of land between Queens and Manhattan known as Roosevelt Island is a complex system of pneumatic tubes that connects the island’s 12,000 or so residents. But it’s not mail that’s hurtling through them at at 30 miles an hour. It’s garbage.

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CUP Tools Up’

Architect’s Newspaper

March, 2, 2010

CUP helps us deconstruct our environment in order to advocate for social justice”

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‘2010 Winners – Show Your Impact Contest’

Show Your Impact Contest

January, 14, 2010

I Heart East New York is both a teaching tool and a teaching method.

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‘Feeding the Bronx’

Edible Geography

January, 12, 2010

CUP has created an awesome video that explores some of the economic and consumer forces that create the South Bronx foodscape.

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‘Unraveling the Mystery of Affordable Housing’

The New York Times

January, 8, 2010

“It really helped people break past the jargon and the acronyms and help people understand what affordable housing is.” 

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‘Bodega Down Bronx’

Design Observer

January, 7, 2010

Like all CUP projects Bodega Down Bronx is inspired by the conviction that cities and their complex systems and politics can be made legible and transparent.

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Mean Streets

City Studies

Mean Streets

What Does It Mean To Live In My Own Place?

Making Policy Public

What Does It Mean To Live In My Own Place?

Making the Grade

Urban Investigations

Making the Grade

Mean Streets

City Studies

Mean Streets

Fast-Tracked

Urban Investigations

Fast-Tracked

Show UP

Public Access Design

Show UP

Making the Grade

Urban Investigations

Making the Grade

Welcome to Health Care!

Making Policy Public

Welcome to Health Care!