Zoning It In...

Urban Investigations

Zoning It In...

Participatory Budgeting

Technical Assistance

Participatory Budgeting

Is Your Landlord Using Construction to Harass You?

Technical Assistance

Is Your Landlord Using Construction to Harass You?

What Does It Mean To Live In My Own Place?

Making Policy Public

What Does It Mean To Live In My Own Place?

Grand Army Plaza

Urban Investigations

Grand Army Plaza

Scary, Ok With it, Good

City Studies

Scary, Ok With it, Good

event

Since September, CUP has collaborated with Teaching Artist Marianna Olinger and students from the Red Hook Community Justice Center to investigate police accountability in New York City.

news

“Language rights are civil rights!” is something we hear from our community partners all the time.

news

Red Hook students have conducted two more interviews as part of of their investigation into public safety in their community!

news, launch event

Shine A Light On Your Utility Rights is now available in Haitian Creole!

open call

CUP is hiring an intern to start in February of 2021! As a CUP intern, you’ll assist with several projects and learn about CUP’s methods for using design to meet community needs.

talk, event

Please join Minneapolis College of Art and Design on Wednesday, November 18th at 12:00 PM for Slow Burning Fire: Public Engagement with Christine Gaspar and Brooklyn-based artist Hank Willis Thomas.

news, event, workshop

Want to get an inside look at CUP’s Youth Education programs and support more of this work with students?

news

Red Hook Students recently interviewed Eric Adams, Brooklyn Borough President (and former police officer) to investigate issues of police accountability in their neighborhood! As a part of CUP’s collaboration with students from the Red Hook Community Justice Center and ... more

meet the…

For our latest round of Meet the Designer, CUP’s ongoing series spotlighting our design collaborators, we sat down with designer and teaching artist Kevin Cadena!

news

Last month the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention passed a nationwide moratorium on evictions. The new ban temporarily makes it illegal for landlords across the country to evict tenants for not paying rent. Landlords who try to evict tenants during the ban can be ... more

news

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the understanding of education in NYC. Schools have been working to make safe environments for their students but unexpected changes and delays have left parents and caregivers struggling to figure out what the school year will ... more

We're Watching

Public Access Design

We're Watching

Don't Get Iced

Public Access Design

Don't Get Iced

What Is Affordable Housing?

Envisioning Development

What Is Affordable Housing?

Stand Up to Clean Up!

Public Access Design

Stand Up to Clean Up!

Ready, Set, Apply!

Technical Assistance

Ready, Set, Apply!

Displaced From This Place?

Urban Investigations

Displaced From This Place?

Now Boarding

Urban Investigations

Now Boarding

Shine a Light on Your Utility Rights

Making Policy Public

Shine a Light on Your Utility Rights