What the Cell?

Urban Investigations

What the Cell?

Prison Profits: Who Pays The Price

City Studies

Prison Profits: Who Pays The Price

Don't Trash NYC!

Public Access Design

Don't Trash NYC!

Shelter Skelter

Urban Investigations

Shelter Skelter

SERVE!

Public Access Design

SERVE!

Lotto Zone

Urban Investigations

Lotto Zone

Urban Investigations

‘Fast-Tracked: Who Decides Where the Subway Goes?’

Urban Omnibus

August, 10, 2011

The group investigated how transportation planning works by talking to stakeholders, researching policy and financing, and pounding the pavement.

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‘We Seriously Love The Internet is Serious Business’

Detroit Digital Justice Coalition zine #3

June, 30, 2011

The film is instrumental in engaging people in disenfranchised communities who have been previously intimidated by the Internet. It is understandable by ANYONE from age 8 to 80.

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‘Adobe Creative Suite and One Nonprofit’s Winning Formula’

TechSoup

November, 22, 2010

CUP won first place in the Other Media category for their expertly crafted I Heart East New York multimedia storybook record.

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‘The Omnibus Roundup’

Urban Omnibus

May, 21, 2010

How often do you see an educational video about water supply that cuts together interviews with representatives from the DEP, claymation cavemen and Chamillionaire’s “Ridin’ Dirty?”

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‘The Water Underground’

Design Observer

May, 20, 2010

The CUP staff and student researchers and videographers criss-crossed the five boroughs and assembled a multi-vocal primer on some essential urban infrastructure.

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‘2010 Winners – Show Your Impact Contest’

Show Your Impact Contest

January, 14, 2010

I Heart East New York is both a teaching tool and a teaching method.

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‘Feeding the Bronx’

Edible Geography

January, 12, 2010

CUP has created an awesome video that explores some of the economic and consumer forces that create the South Bronx foodscape.

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‘Bodega Down Bronx’

Design Observer

January, 7, 2010

Like all CUP projects Bodega Down Bronx is inspired by the conviction that cities and their complex systems and politics can be made legible and transparent.

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‘Students Investigate Local Issues Through Service Learning’

edutopia

August, 3, 2009

“That was one of the toughest interviews I’ve had in a long time,” the pastor tells the group after the hour-long interview.

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‘Looking 21 Years Ahead’

Canarsie Courier

January, 7, 2009

Fillmore Real Estates’ Vice President told the students of his visions for the nearby Spring Creek Houses neighborhood.

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‘The Internet is Serious Business’

Manhattan Neighborhood Network

September, 30, 2008

Takes what could easily be a snooze-fest – an examination of Internet access, the “digital divide” and technology governance issues – and whips them into an entertaining and informative mix that is truly all ages.

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‘It’s Not a Movement Without a Movie’

City Limits

March, 31, 2008

“We try not to hammer too much on gloom and doom. We try to make the videos accessible and inviting.”

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Show Up

Public Access Design

Show Up

What Does It Mean To Live In My Own Place?

Making Policy Public

What Does It Mean To Live In My Own Place?

Common Cents

City Studies

Common Cents

Shine a Light on Your Utility Rights

Making Policy Public

Shine a Light on Your Utility Rights

Language Rights are Civil Rights!

Public Access Design

Language Rights are Civil Rights!

Es Tu Dinero, Decides Tú

Making Policy Public

Es Tu Dinero, Decides Tú

Mean Streets

City Studies

Mean Streets

Museumopolis

Urban Investigations

Museumopolis