Is Your Neighborhood Getting Too Expensive?

Technical Assistance

Is Your Neighborhood Getting Too Expensive?

Participatory Budgeting

Technical Assistance

Participatory Budgeting

Block Party

City Studies

Block Party

Shine a Light on Your Utility Rights

Making Policy Public

Shine a Light on Your Utility Rights

Rent, Rights, and Repairs

Public Access Design

Rent, Rights, and Repairs

news

We’re kicking off our Youth Education projects for the 2018-19 school year with three new City Studies and two new Urban Investigations projects!

news

Friday, October 26, 2018 12PM

We are thrilled to welcome Yasmin Safdié to our team as our first ever Director of Programs. In this new role, Yasmin will oversee CUP’s core programming, playing a key role in implementing our strategic plan and supporting our staff as we continue to grown and ... more

open call

Monday, October 22, 2018 5PM

CUP is looking for designers to join our Public Access Design program as 2019 Public Access Design Fellows.

Party

Friday, October 12, 2018 12PM

A huge thanks to all who came out to our Annual Benefit on October 3rd! Over 300 designers, artists, community advocates, and urban enthusiasts came together to celebrate ten years of Making Policy Public! Special thanks to our stellar sponsors who made the event possible, ... more

news

As we look back on ten years of Making Policy Public, we’ve asked some of our past collaborators to come together to reflect on their projects and the impact of the program. See what Making Policy Public means to them in this video! And stay tuned for more stories as ... more

debut presentation

Tuesday, October 9, 2018 6PM

On Tuesday October 9, students from around the South Bronx will debut the website, The Bronx is Blossoming!

news

Thursday, September 13, 2018 12PM

1. What was your favorite part of the internship? My favorite part of the internship was when I went out and interviewed this famous journalist Ben Chapman at the NY Daily News and asked him about his job as a journalist and got his opinion about civic engagement, and the ... more

news

Wednesday, August 22, 2018 5PM

CUP is excited to announce the 2018 Teaching Artist Fellows! This inaugural cohort of Teaching Artists and Designers will work with CUP over the coming year and learn about our project-based youth education methods. Several of the fellows will also collaborate with CUP and ... more

launch event, sneak peek

In the summer of 2018 CUP, in collaboration with the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS), partnered with Teaching Artist Hugo Rojas and public high school students from around the South Bronx to investigate who has access to nature and who decides. Katie Lan, one of ... more

news

Friday, August 17, 2018 12PM

A huge thank you to Emilio and Katie, our stellar summer interns! We’re sad to see you go, but wish you the best of luck and happy trails! Here’s what they’ve been up to this summer at CUP!

open call

Friday, August 3, 2018 12PM

CUP is seeking a full-time Development and Program Assistant to provide support on CUP’s Youth Education and Community Education projects, as well as assist with organizational initiatives, particularly fundraising.

news

Friday, August 3, 2018 12PM

We’re thrilled to announce our latest Making Policy Public jury! This year we are joined by Natalia Aristizabal, Tracy Ma, Raymond Audain, and Jillian Tamaki (clockwise, from top left).

Shine a Light on Your Utility Rights

Making Policy Public

Shine a Light on Your Utility Rights

Housing Court Help

Public Access Design

Housing Court Help

The Wait

Urban Investigations

The Wait

Block Party

City Studies

Block Party

Keep Your Family's Home

Public Access Design

Keep Your Family's Home

Level Up

City Studies

Level Up

It's Not Just Personal

Making Policy Public

It's Not Just Personal

Engage to Change

Technical Assistance

Engage to Change