The Good, Bad, & Unknown

Urban Investigations

The Good, Bad, & Unknown

Housing Court Help

Public Access Design

Housing Court Help

Prison Profits: Who Pays The Price

City Studies

Prison Profits: Who Pays The Price

Vendor Power!

Making Policy Public

Vendor Power!

Blunt Conversations

Urban Investigations

Blunt Conversations

The Water Underground

Urban Investigations

The Water Underground

News

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CUP is proud to receive an Immediate Response Grant from Brooklyn Community Foundation to support our work to create COVID-19 specific tools.

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Many families across the city are facing the devastating loss of loved ones due to the COVID-19 crisis. In addition to the emotional trauma and stress, if a family member who is the primary leaseholder of the apartment moves out or passes away, the family members who ... more

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CUP’s Executive Director Christine Gaspar was recently featured in Portraits of Leadership, a series of interviews with nonprofit and cultural leaders reckoning with the COVID-19 crisis, created by Hyperakt.

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On Thursday, June 21st, nearly 60 people tuned in for the student debut of DataFace!, an investigation into facial recognition technology. CUP worked with students from the Bronx School for Law, Government & Justice and Teaching Artist Hugo Rojas to investigate ... more

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As parents and educators continue to adapt to remote learning, we’re sharing some resources and tips that can help bring project-based learning into your home!

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You’re invited to the online debut of DataFace!

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Many people across New York are forced to choose between paying their utility bills and paying for basic necessities like food, medication, and school supplies. But during the COVID-19 crisis, water, gas and electric companies can’t shut off service for anyone, ... more

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As the impacts of the pandemic and the ways it exacerbates racial and economic inequities are becoming clearer, our focus at CUP is also clear. Every day we’re making sure that individuals from marginalized communities have the information they need ... more

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More New Yorkers than ever are trying to get public assistance to meet basic needs during the COVID-19 crisis. The project we created with the Safety Net Project and design studio All Other Services can help navigate this complex process.

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

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The NYC Department of Housing Preservation and Development recently launched a short video using CUP visuals to help people apply for affordable housing online, while in-person city services are temporarily paused.

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We are sad to announce that we are cancelling the CUP Fellowship for Change in Design for 2020. We plan to resume the program in 2021.

Field Guide to Federalism

City Studies

Field Guide to Federalism

Rumbo A Su Tarjeta Verde

Public Access Design

Rumbo A Su Tarjeta Verde

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Public Access Design

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What Is Mandatory Inclusionary Housing?

Envisioning Development

What Is Mandatory Inclusionary Housing?

From Shelter to Apartment

Making Policy Public

From Shelter to Apartment

Shine a Light on Your Utility Rights

Making Policy Public

Shine a Light on Your Utility Rights

What Does It Mean To Live In My Own Place?

Making Policy Public

What Does It Mean To Live In My Own Place?

What Do Incarcerated Parents Need to Know About ACS?

Technical Assistance

What Do Incarcerated Parents Need to Know About ACS?