What Up With DAT?

Technical Assistance

What Up With DAT?

Welcome to Health Care!

Making Policy Public

Welcome to Health Care!

Stand Clear of the Rising Fares

Urban Investigations

Stand Clear of the Rising Fares

Soak It Up!

City Studies

Soak It Up!

Dick & Rick: A Visual Primer for Social Impact Design

Technical Assistance

Dick & Rick: A Visual Primer for Social Impact Design

Are You Ready for a Ruckus?

Urban Investigations

Are You Ready for a Ruckus?

News

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).

news

Wednesday, May 30, 2018 1:10PM

CUP is thrilled to announce the selection of Aska Mukuti as our 2018 CUP Fellow for Change in Design! This is the second year of our initiative to support the development of a pipeline of talented individuals from historically under-represented communities into the ... more

news

Q & A with Nick Johnson on his year as the 2017 CUP Fellow for Change in Design

news

We pulled together an all-star group of jurors to help us select our next CUP Fellow for Change in Design. This year we are joined by Juliette Cezzar (top right), Edel Rodriguez (bottom right) and, Forest Young (bottom left)

news

CUP is excited to announce the 2018 Public Access Design Fellows. The incoming group of designers and artists will work with CUP over the coming year, and learn about our participatory design  methods. Several of the fellows ... more

news

Thursday, December 7, 2017 4:43PM

Click here to help CUP make more critical projects like these. Dear Friends of CUP, Early this year, our community partners at the Center for Family Life in Sunset Park called to ask if CUP could work with them on a suddenly ... more

news

Wednesday, October 4, 2017 3:31PM

Let’s shine a light on your utility rights! We’ve been hard at work on our 2017 Making Policy Public collaborations, and we’re getting close to being able to share four new collaborations explaining a complex policy issue. But until then, here’s ... more

news

Wednesday, September 6, 2017 4:34PM

Meet Damon Locks! Damon is a Chicago-based visual artist, educator, vocalist/musician, and deejay. In 2011, CUP collaborated with Damon and Domestic Workers United on We Care, a Making Policy Public poster explaining the rights of domestic workers.

news, open call

Wednesday, September 6, 2017 1:53PM

We pulled together an all-star group of jurors to help us select our next Making Policy Public collaborators! Our juries consist of two designers and two advocates who are outstanding in their respective fields.  This year, we are thrilled to be joined by: Keira ... more

news

Wednesday, August 23, 2017 11:18AM

Thank you so much to Project Resist for partnering with us for the month of September! Together, we raised $250 to sustain our hands-on investigative Youth Education programs to empower our next generation of civic leaders. Together, we’ll investigate: what does ... more

talk, news, open call

Wednesday, July 19, 2017 1PM

Hey Advocates! CUP’s Community Education staff members, Oscar Nuñez and Mark Torrey explained everything you need to know to create a top-notch advocate or community group application for CUP’s Making Policy Public and Public Access ... more

news

Thursday, July 13, 2017 3:06PM

CUP is excited to announce the selection of Nicholas Johnson as our first ever CUP Fellow for Change in Design! The Fellowship is our new initiative to support the development of a pipeline of talented individuals from historically under-represented communities into the ... more

Participatory Budgeting

Technical Assistance

Participatory Budgeting

My ID

City Studies

My ID

We care!

Making Policy Public

We care!

What the Cell?

Urban Investigations

What the Cell?

What Does It Mean To Live In My Own Place?

Making Policy Public

What Does It Mean To Live In My Own Place?

What is asylum?

Making Policy Public

What is asylum?

Ready, Set, Apply!

Technical Assistance

Ready, Set, Apply!

Language Rights are Civil Rights!

Public Access Design

Language Rights are Civil Rights!