Soda Census

City Studies

Soda Census

Stand Clear of the Rising Fares

Urban Investigations

Stand Clear of the Rising Fares

Is Justice For All?

City Studies

Is Justice For All?

Power Trip

Urban Investigations

Power Trip

New School on the Block

City Studies

New School on the Block

Making the Grade

Urban Investigations

Making the Grade

Talk

talk

CUP is coming to MIT! On April 19th, Christine will present on CUP’s methods for working with people from historically underrepresented communities to break down and represent complex urban issues; lessons learned along the way; and how CUP is working to shape the ... more

talk

Recently CUP had the opportunity to participate in the Bauhaus Dessau’s Centenary Program through the Festival School Fundamental. As part of the Festival, a group of 15 organizations and institutions from around the world came together as the Parliament of Schools to ... more

talk

For our friends out West, don’t miss CUP in Arizona! On April 10th, Executive Director Christine Gaspar, will present with social designer Liz Ogbu at Arizona State University. As a part of the Design School Lectures on Experimentation, Christine and Liz will ... 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!

talk

Saturday, June 23, 2018 1:45PM

Executive Director of CUP Christine Gaspar will be on a panel on Social Entrepreneurship as a Practice Model at the AIA Annual Conference. She will be joined by Garrett Jacobs, Executive Director of Open Architecture Collaborative, Vanna Whitney, Senior Associate of AIA, ... more

talk

Wednesday, February 14, 2018 9AM

CUP’s Community Education Program Director Ingrid Haftel and Community Education Program Manager Oscar Nuñez will be participating in the Center for Family Life symposium, Sanctuary Families: Preparing and Protecting Our Immigrant Neighbors. The discussion ... more

talk

Friday, September 15, 2017 9:15AM

CUP’s Executive Director, Christine Gaspar, will be speaking at the 2017 Design Matters Conference in Chicago, IL! The Design Matters Conference is an annual meeting that seeks to bring top designers, journalists, and civic leaders into exploratory dialogue with ... more
  • Chicago, IL

talk

Friday, September 8, 2017 3:20PM

On Friday, September 8th, Christine Gaspar, CUP’s Executive Director will present a talk on Design and Civic Engagement as part of the Hopscotch Design Festival in Raleigh, NC. The Hopscotch Design Festival is a two-day event exploring the future of creativity, design, ... more
  • Raleigh, NC

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

talk, event

Thursday, March 16, 2017 6PM

Zoning law regulates land use across the city, and shapes buildings, blocks, and whole neighborhoods. It can be a tool for preservation or for rapid physical and economic development. But how does it work? And how can every day folks get involved in the decision-making ... more

talk

Friday, December 2, 2016 5:30PM

Citizen! Designer! Now! As the fight for equity and justice becomes more urgent than ever, how we might use our craft as citizen designers to inform, inspire, empower and take action? What challenges need to be addressed? Which of them can designers realistically affect? How ... more
  • Parsons
    Starr Foundation Hall, Room UL102
    63 5th Avenue

talk

On Thursday, November 3rd, Christine Gaspar, CUP’s Executive Director will present a talk on Design and Civic Engagement hosted by the MIT Architecture Alumni and MIT Club of New York. The talk will focus on the history of CUP, its mission and recent projects, along ... more
  • Knoll Showroom
    1330 Sixth Avenue, Second Floor
    New York, NY 10019

Predatory Equity

Making Policy Public

Predatory Equity

Shine a Light on Your Utility Rights

Making Policy Public

Shine a Light on Your Utility Rights

Participatory Budgeting

Technical Assistance

Participatory Budgeting

What is asylum?

Making Policy Public

What is asylum?

What Is Zoning?

Envisioning Development

What Is Zoning?

Welcome to Health Care!

Making Policy Public

Welcome to Health Care!

Happy Meals?

City Studies

Happy Meals?

Show UP

Public Access Design

Show UP