Who Benefits from Community Benefit Agreements?

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The Deciders

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2016

‘These Kits Beautifully Explain How City Sewers and Zoning Laws Work’

Smithsonian Magazine

May, 19, 2016

Be honest: how well do you understand zoning laws? Could you explain how your city’s sewage system works? Or what, exactly, rent stabilization involves?

Helping people—especially the disadvantaged—understand complex urban systems is the mission of the Center for Urban Pedagogy (CUP). The New York nonprofit knows that these topics are complicated and, frankly, sometimes boring. 

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‘Worker Co-Ops Explained in the Center for Urban Pedagogy’s Latest Project’

Impact Design Hub

May, 3, 2016

CUP created the bilingual fold-out to explain the logistics of worker co-ops, comparing co-ops to typical businesses, outlining how one can start or join a worker co-op, and illustrating the daily employment life of a worker-owner.

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‘Episode 5: Williamsburg, What’s Good?’

WNYC

April, 6, 2016

While politicians and developers strategize how to control the changes in New York, we want find out what gentrification feels like on the ground. How does a tidal wave of money and fast-shifting demographics affect the people who share a neighborhood? What role does race play when it comes to deciding who is included in a community – and who is excluded?

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‘Living the American Dream: An NSHSS Member’s Trip to the White House’

The National Society of High School Scholars

January, 13, 2016

When NSHSS member Shaffiou Assoumanou moved to the United States in 2013, he never dreamed that one day he would find himself in the White House accepting an award from First Lady Michelle Obama.  Moving from Togo, a small country in West Africa, to the Bronx, NY, was a challenge for Shaffiou, not only because he had to adjust to a much colder climate, but also because he now found himself studying in a language he did not speak, English.

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‘Pocket Guide Attempts to Increase Transparency in the Justice System’

Impact Design Hub

January, 7, 2016

The Center for Urban Pedagogy recently partnered with The Bronx Defenders and designers L + L to create Get It Back!, a pocket-guide for the recently arrested to retrieve their personal items upon release. The book illustrates the process, which is often convoluted and not intuitive, with straightforward instructions and a sleek design.

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Store Stories

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Figuring Out Health Insurance

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Figuring Out Health Insurance

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Don't Bank On It

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Fast Trash

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Are You Ready for a Ruckus?

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