Making the Grade

Urban Investigations

Making the Grade

What Does It Mean To Live In My Own Place?

Making Policy Public

What Does It Mean To Live In My Own Place?

Show Up

Public Access Design

Show Up

What's On Your Plate?

City Studies

What's On Your Plate?

What Is Zoning?

Envisioning Development

What Is Zoning?

Mean Streets

City Studies

Mean Streets

2019

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It’s time for our latest installment of What’s Up Beyond CUP?, where we spotlight CUP’s collaborators’ work — upcoming shows, publications, and new projects — beyond CUP. Check out what some of our collaborators have been up to this year!

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Our Fall Youth Education projects are in full swing! CUP is collaborating with students across NYC to investigate social justice ranging from who is impacted by fare evasion, to the uses of facial recognition technology. By interviewing key stakeholders, conducting ... more

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For our latest installment of Meet the Teaching Artist, we sat down with April Wen!

open call

As a CUP intern, you’ll assist with several projects and learn about CUP’s methods for using design to meet community needs.

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Join CUP in fighting fear – and fighting for justice – today and throughout 2020.

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We’re so excited to announce our latest Public Access Design jury, who will help us select our first Public Access Design collaborations for 2020! 

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We’re honored to announce our upcoming Public Access Design collaboration! This fall, CUP is collaborating with the Immigrant Defense Project and designer Melisa Tekin on a guide that explains the rights of non-US citizens who come ... more

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Landlords resorting to harassment and other tactics to push out long-term or low-income tenants is nothing new in New York City. But now, it’s illegal. We just launched a PSA to help tenants understand their rights under this new program.

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What does a PB&J sandwich have to do with project-based learning?

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We’re thrilled to announce our latest Public Access Design jury who will help select the 2020 Public Access Design Fellows! This year we are joined by Leila Taylor, Josh Cochran, Malika Conner, and Jeanne Ortiz-Ortiz (clockwise, from top left).

open call

Calling all advocates and organizers!

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On October 10, 2019 students from the Red Hook Community Justice Center presented their latest investigation, Swept Up, at Mayday Space.

Stand Up to Clean Up!

Public Access Design

Stand Up to Clean Up!

What's Going On In The Neighborhood?

Envisioning Development

What's Going On In The Neighborhood?

Care Aware

City Studies

Care Aware

The Public School Avengers

Urban Investigations

The Public School Avengers

What Do Incarcerated Parents Need to Know About ACS?

Technical Assistance

What Do Incarcerated Parents Need to Know About ACS?

Is Your Neighborhood Getting Too Expensive?

Technical Assistance

Is Your Neighborhood Getting Too Expensive?

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Public Access Design

Block Party

City Studies

Block Party