Engage to Change

Technical Assistance

Engage to Change

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Public Access Design

Record It. Report It!

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Public Access Design

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Public Access Design

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The Newtown Creek BOA

Technical Assistance

The Newtown Creek BOA

 

We’re excited to announce that ¿Qué lo qué South Bronx? is featured as part of Emoti-Con, a virtual project fair and competition for New York City teens! ¿Qué lo qué South Bronx? is a short film created ... more

launch event

This spring, students in CUP’s Youth Education programs have been hard at work using art, design, and collaborative research to investigate social justice issues impacting their communities. We’re excited to share what they learned and see their final design ... more

 

We’re thrilled to announce the five talented designers chosen by our jury as finalists for the 2022 CUP Fellowship for Change in Design! While we can only choose one designer to work with for the year, we’re showcasing all of our finalists in the spirit of ... more

open call, news

Dear friends of CUP, We are writing to share important news about CUP’s future and our journey over the last 13 years.

 

CUP is honored to have our work featured as part of Brooklyn Utopias: Along the Canal, an outdoor banner exhibition highlighting artists, organizations, and students who are creating a better Brooklyn in the neighborhoods surrounding the Gowanus Canal.  Check out ... more

 

We’re excited and honored to announce that CUP received a 2022 Sappi Ideas that Matter award!

news, open call

Design for Civic Change is a professional development program for government workers interested in implementing community-engaged design within their work.

open call

We’re looking for a Program Assistant, a Youth Education Program Coordinator, and a Director of Operations and Development. Read on to learn more about each position and how to apply!

open call

We’re looking for someone with a passion for social justice, great attention to detail, strong verbal and written communication skills, and experience working with Adobe and CMS who wants to support our mission of using design and art to contribute to meaningful social ... more

open call

We’re looking for community and advocacy organizations who are working to address policy issues where the difficulty of understanding the issues is leading to social injustice. Together, we’ll collaborate with designers to break down complex problems into an ... more

news

We’re thrilled to announce that CUP was recently awarded a new multi-year grant through Brooklyn Community Foundation’s Invest in Youth program! These grants were made in partnership with a council of youth advisors, and support community-based organizations that ... more

news

CUP and Teaching Artist Christopher Lopez are collaborating with classroom teacher Mr. Mark Leffler and his 12th grade computer science students at International Community High School (ICHS) in the Bronx to explore the issue of Big Data and its use by the NYPD. 

Trouble With Your Water Bill?

Public Access Design

Trouble With Your Water Bill?

Your Guide to Welfare in NYC

Making Policy Public

Your Truth, Your Rights

Public Access Design

Your Truth, Your Rights

Is There A Pattern?

Urban Investigations

Is There A Pattern?

Let's Hang Out

Urban Investigations

Let's Hang Out

Shine a Light on Your Utility Rights

Making Policy Public

Shine a Light on Your Utility Rights

Participatory Budgeting

Technical Assistance

Participatory Budgeting

The Public School Avengers

Urban Investigations

The Public School Avengers