We care!

Making Policy Public

We care!

We're Watching

Public Access Design

We're Watching

The Wait

Urban Investigations

The Wait

Seeking Sanctuary

Urban Investigations

Seeking Sanctuary

Grand Army Plaza

Urban Investigations

Grand Army Plaza

Making Change

City Studies

Making Change

Launch event

Party, launch event

Thursday, January 19, 2012 6:30PM

On January 19th we celebrated the launch of our new website. Check out photos from the event here.
  • CUP HQ
    232 Third Street #D201
    Brooklyn, NY

launch event, news

Thursday, November 10, 2011 12PM

On November 10, CUP presented our Urban Investigation “Power Trip” to a buzzing group of Queens high schoolers. The project —a collaboration between CUP, CUP teaching artist Samantha Contis, and students from Aviation High School— asked “where ... more
  • Queens Public Library, Broadway Branch
    40-20 Broadway
    Long Island City, NY

launch event

Tuesday, September 6, 2011 7PM

On Tuesday, September 6, we debuted Share, Where?, one of CUP’s Urban Investigations. An intrepid group of Bronx public high school students in the College Now program at Hostos Community College teamed up with CUP to find out how NYC decides where to put the ... more
  • The Savoy
    at Hostos Community College
    120 East 149 Street, 2nd Floor
    (at Walton Avenue)
    Bronx, NY

launch event, screening

Tuesday, August 16, 2011 7PM

Blackberries, Razors, and Droids, OMG! We spend so much time with them, but do we know anything about how cell phones work?  How do our voices travel through the air? Why do our cell phone bills work the way they do? Who owns the air? What the Cell? is a collaboration ... more
  • William S. Paley Foundation
    1 East 53rd Street

launch event

Tuesday, July 12, 2011 6PM

Two years and two billion dollars from now, New York will get its first new subway stop in 22 years. Who decides where new subway stops go? And which comes first – the subway or the people?
  • The Lot under the High Line at West 30th Street and 10th Avenue

launch event

Saturday, May 7, 2011 3PM

The debut presentation of Store Stories, a look into 99-cent stores, barbershops, and gift shops across three Brooklyn neighborhoods was held at the Brooklyn College Art Lab on May 7, 2011. CUP teaching artist Mads Lynnerup and students in the Brooklyn College Community ... more
  • Brooklyn College Art Lab
    301 Roosevelt Hall
    2900 Bedford Avenue
    Brooklyn, New York

launch event

Thursday, April 21, 2011 7PM

Money. Dinero. Cash Money. We use it every day. But how much does really it cost? And does everyone pay the same price for it? April 21 marked the world debut presentation of $ Breakdown, inside the former Deutsche Bank vault on Wall Street.
  • The Vault at 14 Wall Street
    14 Wall Street between New Street and Nassau Street
    New York, NY

launch event

Tuesday, September 14, 2010 7:30PM

Fall may be just around the corner, but let’s take it back to the summer of 2010 when 15 high school students came together to tackle a subject that baffles even the most seasoned experts: Community Benefit Agreements, a.k.a …CBAs. Are CBAs the best way to ... more
  • Hostos Community College
    450 Grand Concourse, 3rd Floor
    2/4/5 to 149th Street Grand Concourse

launch event

Tuesday, August 24, 2010 7PM

CUP and our Making Policy Public partners hosted a triple-launch event and panel discussion at Bluestockings Bookstore. Each new MPP focuses on a particular vulnerable group – noncitizens, youth, and formerly incarcerated people – and the institutions, ... more
  • Bluestockings
    172 Allen St
    New York, NY

Not on Our Watch!

Making Policy Public

Not on Our Watch!

Get Support in Housing Court

Making Policy Public

Get Support in Housing Court

Is Your Home Making You Sick?

Making Policy Public

Is Your Home Making You Sick?

Is Your Landlord Using Construction to Harass You?

Technical Assistance

Is Your Landlord Using Construction to Harass You?

Rent, Rights, and Repairs

Public Access Design

Rent, Rights, and Repairs

Record It. Report It!

Public Access Design

Record It. Report It!

What is asylum?

Making Policy Public

What is asylum?

Stand Clear of the Rising Fares

Urban Investigations

Stand Clear of the Rising Fares