From Shelter to Apartment

Making Policy Public

From Shelter to Apartment

It's Not Just Personal

Making Policy Public

It's Not Just Personal

TGNC-NYC

Public Access Design

TGNC-NYC

The Cargo Chain

Making Policy Public

The Cargo Chain

Voice Recognition

Urban Investigations

Voice Recognition

Shine a Light on Your Utility Rights

Making Policy Public

Shine a Light on Your Utility Rights

News

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It’s been a long winter but spring is finally here! Over the past few months students have been hard at work using art, design, and collaborative research to investigate social justice issues impacting their communities. Mark your calendars and join us for two exciting ... more

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We’re thrilled to announce our latest round of Making Policy Public collaborations! Over the course of a year, we’ll be working with this stellar group of advocacy organizations and designers to create large fold-out posters that explain complex social ... more

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We’re excited to announce our latest Public Access Design projects! Over the next few months we’ll be collaborating with these amazing partners to create pocket-sized organizing and advocacy tools.

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This year’s stellar cohort of designers and artists will work with CUP to learn about our participatory design methods. Select fellows will also get to collaborate with CUP and our advocacy partners to create a visual tool that explains a social justice isssue through ... more

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

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

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

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

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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

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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

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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

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We’ve kicked off our latest collaboration with the Red Hook Community Justice Center! Thanks to the generous donations of CUP’s supporters, students have been hard at work investigating police accountability in their communities and reimagining what public safety ... more

Government in Plain Sight

City Studies

Government in Plain Sight

A Bet on Debt

City Studies

A Bet on Debt

Immigrants & NY

Making Policy Public

Immigrants & NY

What Is Zoning?

Envisioning Development

What Is Zoning?

Fast Trash

City Studies

Fast Trash

Rumbo A Su Tarjeta Verde

Public Access Design

Es Tu Dinero, Decides Tú

Making Policy Public

Es Tu Dinero, Decides Tú

Rent, Rights, and Repairs

Public Access Design

Rent, Rights, and Repairs