Child Support?!

Making Policy Public

Child Support?!

Shine a Light on Your Utility Rights

Making Policy Public

Shine a Light on Your Utility Rights

Pass It On!

Making Policy Public

Pass It On!

Keep Your Family's Home

Public Access Design

Keep Your Family's Home

What the Cell?

Urban Investigations

What the Cell?

Social Security Risk Machine

Making Policy Public

Social Security Risk Machine

 

Neighborhoods across New York City are facing major land-use changes through rezonings proposed by the City. To ensure that communities have a voice in shaping the future of their neighborhoods, CUP has been providing technical assistance to over a dozen community-based ... more

news

We’re proud to announce that CUP and ED Christine Gaspar have been featured in Next City’s “15 Solutions for Cities.” 19 prominent urbanists were asked: What incites hope for the future of our cities? Both CUP and Christine’s work were included ... more

news

Take a closer look at our Youth Education programs in process! This winter students are getting out of the classroom to delve deeper into social justice questions from all sides of the issues.  Students from the Bronx School for Law, Government, and Justice are ... more

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We just held our last Teaching Artist Fellowship meeting of 2018! Our Fellows looked at how community surveys and stakeholder interviews can be a way for students to research their city and learn how important decisions are made. Over the course of this six-month ... more

 

Tuesday, December 4, 2018 2PM

Ten years ago, we launched our Making Policy Public program with the simple idea that good visuals and clear language could make policy — something so ubiquitous in our lives and yet so hard to understand — more accessible to all. We found out there was so much ... more

news

Thursday, November 29, 2018 2PM

Get a head start on gift giving season and give the gift of CUP! To celebrate 10 years of Making Policy Public we’re offering a box set of our 4 latest issues for just $25 – that’s over 20% off! The 2018 Box Set includes: Pinned Down? Rise Up!, our most ... more

news, award

Tuesday, November 27, 2018 12PM

CUP is proud to announce that we are 1 of 20 finalists for the Brooklyn Community Foundation’s Spark Prize! The Spark Prize recognizes local nonprofits that embody four criteria: 1.) Born in Brooklyn 2.) Commitment to Equity 3.) Values Driven and 4.) Vision for the ... more

news

We’re thrilled to announce our latest Public Access Design jury who will help select the 2019 Public Access Design Fellows! This year we are joined by Jon(athan) Key, YuJune Park, Kemah George, and Carlos Quintana (clockwise, from top left).

event, workshop

Saturday, November 3, 2018 12PM

Would you play a game to learn how cooperatives work? When Haverford College’s Philadelphia Area Creative Collaboratives Program asked CUP to lead a workshop for students, we had them merge their interdisciplinary skills and design a playable game that breaks down ... more

open call

Monday, October 29, 2018 12PM

CUP is seeking a full-time Program Manager to work on our Community Education programs. The Program Manager will be an important part of CUP’s Community Education team, managing projects in core programs like Making Policy Public, Public Access Design, Envisioning ... more

talk

Friday, October 26, 2018 12PM

This week, Executive Director Christine Gaspar, presented at the CUSP Conference, a design conference held at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago.
Click here for more details on the event and fantastic panel of presenters!

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!

The Deciders

City Studies

The Deciders

Show UP

Public Access Design

Show UP

Seeking Sanctuary

Urban Investigations

Seeking Sanctuary

The Internet is Serious Business

Urban Investigations

The Internet is Serious Business

Power Trip

Urban Investigations

Power Trip

Rent, Rights, and Repairs

Public Access Design

Rent, Rights, and Repairs

$ Breakdown

Urban Investigations

$ Breakdown

What Is Affordable Housing?

Envisioning Development

What Is Affordable Housing?