In the Streets!

Urban Investigations

In the Streets!

What Does It Mean To Live In My Own Place?

Making Policy Public

What Does It Mean To Live In My Own Place?

Don't Bank On It

Making Policy Public

Don't Bank On It

What Is Zoning?

Envisioning Development

What Is Zoning?

Get Support in Housing Court

Making Policy Public

Get Support in Housing Court

Share, Where?

Urban Investigations

Share, Where?

meet the…

Asa Mendelsohn is an artist, writer, and teacher from New York City. This fall, Asa is collaborating with students at International Community High School (ICHS) on a documentary film that asks, how can we prevent gun violence in the Bronx? For this month’s Meet the ... more

 

This fall, CUP collaborated with over 200 students from the International Community High School (ICHS) to investigate social justice issues impacting their community.

 

On December 9, 2021 students from the Red Hook Community Justice Center held a workshop for local young people about marijuana legalization and its potential impact on the community.

 

Support communities building power by sponsoring one of our Envisioning Development Toolkits for a grassroots community organization!

meet the…

For our latest installment of Meet the Designer, we chatted with designer Arthur Kim! Arthur collaborated with CUP and the Public Utility Law Project to create Trouble With Your Water Bill?, a guide to help New Yorkers claim their rights to access water. Get to know Arthur below!

open call

CUP is hiring an intern to start in January 2022! As a CUP intern, you’ll assist with several projects and learn about CUP’s methods for using design to meet community needs. +Support in developing and updating content for CUP communications, including ... more

 

Thursday, October 7, 2021 10:10AM

How will marijuana legalization impact New York? How does poverty impact mental health? What do youth think about these issues? Watch two student debut presentations and their documentaries now to find out!

 

Over the summer students were hard at work using art, design, and collaborative research to investigate social justice issues impacting their communities. Mark your calendars and join us for two exciting debut presentations!

 

CUP is looking for a Teaching Artist to lead an Urban Investigation project in the Winter/ Spring of 2022.

meet the…

This summer CUP was lucky to welcome Ana Beirne-Meyer as our Youth Education Intern. Ana spent the summer working with CUP programs at Fannie Lou Hamer Freedom High School and Red Hook Community Justice Center. We sat down with Ana to talk about her experience at CUP and ... more

talk, event

Did you miss our recent program? This summer, CUP hosted a panel discussion with leaders in the community-engaged design field. The thoughtful conversation explored the various ways we can practice the future we want to see in our work and workplaces. The online ... more

 

We’re happy to announce our latest Public Access Design Jury! This year we are joined by Quadira Coles, Zelene Suchilt, Chloe Chang, and Gabrielle Widjaja.

Ready, Set, Apply!

Technical Assistance

Ready, Set, Apply!

Reclaim Your Worker Rights

Making Policy Public

Reclaim Your Worker Rights

Tenants' Rights to Repairs

Making Policy Public

Tenants' Rights to Repairs

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Public Access Design

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How Can I Improve My Park?

Making Policy Public

How Can I Improve My Park?

Social Security Risk Machine

Making Policy Public

Social Security Risk Machine

Block Party

City Studies

Block Party

How Can I Improve My Park?

Making Policy Public

How Can I Improve My Park?