What is Zoning?

Envisioning Development

What is Zoning?

Field Guide to Federalism

City Studies

Field Guide to Federalism

Social Security Risk Machine

Making Policy Public

Social Security Risk Machine

Know Your Lines

Making Policy Public

Know Your Lines

My ID

City Studies

My ID

Pay Dirt

City Studies

Pay Dirt

2010

‘‘I Got Arrested—Now What?’’

ABA Journal

December, 1, 2010

[The comic] takes young readers on an easy-to-follow journey from booking to sentencing by breaking down complicated legal concepts into language they can understand.

‘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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‘Remaking the Map’

ArtNews

October, 1, 2010

Hubs and spokes in orange dotting and crisscrossing a light blue earth drew attention to major ports where workers could most influence job conditions. 

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‘I Got Arrested! A Guide to the Juvenile Justice System’

Reclaiming Futures

August, 31, 2010

Want to help teens understand the juvenile justice system? Draw them a picture — or rather, lots of them. 

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‘The People of Bushwick vs. Fizzy Drinks’

Edible Geography

August, 13, 2010

The booklet offers a handy how-to guide for soda-tax decision-making, starting with close readings of statements from the major players and a review of existing data, before moving onto the fun stuff: original, micro-local research.

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‘Poster Aims to Demystify Multifaceted Process Faced by Arrested Teens’

New York Law Journal

August, 4, 2010

It may never rival the popularity of “Batman” or “Teen Titans,” but its creators hope that a new comic book-style poster will grab the attention of thousands of New York City kids caught up in the juvenile justice system.

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‘Promoting Social Justice One Poster at a Time’

FastCo Design

July, 13, 2010

The Center For Urban Pedagogy teaches those in need how they can bend the city’s bureaucracy.

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‘The Center for Urban Pedagogy clarifies the juvenile justice system’

Core77

June, 24, 2010

The latest poster from the Center for Urban Pedagogy’s Making Policy Public series elucidates the juvenile justice system in one easy-to-read graphic novel 

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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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‘Why Design Now?’

Cooper Hewitt

May, 13, 2010

Designed in an engaging, accessible style, Vendor Power! aims to help these urban entrepreneurs avoid tickets, understand their rights, and collectively advocate for policy reforms.

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‘Whoosh! The Trash Can as a Pneumatic Tube’

The New York Times

April, 9, 2010

Underneath the 40-block strip of land between Queens and Manhattan known as Roosevelt Island is a complex system of pneumatic tubes that connects the island’s 12,000 or so residents. But it’s not mail that’s hurtling through them at at 30 miles an hour. It’s garbage.

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City Digits

City Studies

Participatory Budgeting

Technical Assistance

Participatory Budgeting

Share, Where?

Urban Investigations

Share, Where?

The Newtown Creek BOA

Technical Assistance

The Newtown Creek BOA

Rent Regulation Rights

Making Policy Public

Rent Regulation Rights

Mean Streets

City Studies

Mean Streets

Bodega Down Bronx

Urban Investigations

Bodega Down Bronx

Space Jam

Urban Investigations

Space Jam