Stand Clear of the Rising Fares

Urban Investigations

Stand Clear of the Rising Fares

H2 Oh No!

Technical Assistance

H2 Oh No!

Bail's Set... What's Next?

Public Access Design

Bail's Set... What's Next?

Is Your Landlord Using Construction to Harass You?

Technical Assistance

Is Your Landlord Using Construction to Harass You?

The Newtown Creek BOA

Technical Assistance

The Newtown Creek BOA

Vendor Power!

Making Policy Public

Vendor Power!

2020

‘A Guide to Your Rights in Homeless Shelters’

City Limits

February, 19, 2020

The Safety Net Project of the Urban Justice Center, the Safety Net Activists, the Center for Urban Pedagogy and design studio 13 milliseconds this week released a pamphlet outlining the rights that homeless individuals and families have in New York City. It covers everything from privacy to diet, voting to disabilities, public benefits to income savings; explains supportive housing and vouchers; talks about how to get a fair hearing and how to seek permanent affordable housing.

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‘Visualizing Disaster Legal Aid Relief with Figuring out FEMA

LexBlog

February, 4, 2020

Pro Bono Net teamed up with the Center for Urban Pedagogy (CUP), a nonprofit organization that uses the power of design and art to increase meaningful civic engagement, and Carmen Lopez, a designer, to make navigating the Individual Assistance application process easier. Using Pro Bono Net’s advocacy expertise, CUP’s unique method of community-engaged design, and Carmen’s design prowess, our team developed Figuring out FEMA, a pocket guide for people applying to FEMA’s Individual Assistance program.

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‘Design Feaster: Blog of Design Feast’

Design Feaster

February, 2, 2020

One of the most provocative and memorable talks at the 11th (and last) annual gathering of the Cusp Conference in 2018 was by Christine Gaspar, the Executive Director of the Center for Urban Pedagogy—“a nonprofit organization that uses the power of design and art to increase meaningful civic engagement particularly among underrepresented communities.” Here, she gives her opinions on her organization’s community-driven work that rigorously fuses research, design and activism, including her insightfully grounded lens on the overly advertised quality of “empathy” in the design community.

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Work Forced

Public Access Design

Work Forced

Is There A Pattern?

Urban Investigations

Is There A Pattern?

The Newtown Creek BOA

Technical Assistance

The Newtown Creek BOA

The Internet is Serious Business

Urban Investigations

The Internet is Serious Business

What's in the Water?

Making Policy Public

What's in the Water?

Power Trip

Urban Investigations

Power Trip

What Is Mandatory Inclusionary Housing?

Envisioning Development

What Is Mandatory Inclusionary Housing?

Is Your Neighborhood Getting Too Expensive?

Technical Assistance