Rent Regulation Rights - San Francisco Edition

Making Policy Public

Rent Regulation Rights - San Francisco Edition

Shelter Skelter

Urban Investigations

Shelter Skelter

Are You Ready for a Ruckus?

Urban Investigations

Are You Ready for a Ruckus?

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Technical Assistance

Ready, Set, Apply!

Carbon City

City Studies

Carbon City

We Own It

Making Policy Public

We Own It

What we do

The Center for Urban Pedagogy (CUP) is a nonprofit organization that uses the power of design and art to increase meaningful civic engagement.

CUP collaborates with designers, educators, advocates, students, and communities to make educational tools that demystify complex policy and planning issues.

We believe that increasing understanding of how these systems work is the first step to better, more equitable, and more diverse community participation. ... more

Spotlight on

We’re excited to announce the launch of the What Is ULURP? Toolkit! ULURP may sound like a monster (and some people think it is), but it stands for

What is ULURP? Launch Party

We’re excited to announce the launch of the What Is ULURP? Toolkit! ULURP may sound like a monster (and some people think it is), but it stands for ... more
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In the Works

Community
Education

Making Policy Public Envisioning Development Technical Assistance Public Access Design
Making Policy Public Envisioning Development Technical Assistance Public Access Design

Projects that make planning and policy issues accessible to lay audiences.

Making Policy Public

Collaborations of CUP, designers, and advocacy organizations to create visual explanations of complex policy topics.

Envisioning Development

Interactive teaching tools, guides, and workshops about land use and urban development issues.

Technical Assistance

Commissioned projects to bring design thinking to planning and community design.

Public Access Design

Multimedia projects that use design to make complex urban issues accessible to the New Yorkers most affected by them.

Youth
Education

Urban Investigations City Studies Teacher Trainings
Urban Investigations City Studies Teacher Trainings

Civics education through experiential, project-based curricula.

Urban Investigations

Afterschool programs that give young people the tools to investigate their communities, and use art and design to create educational tools based on their research.

City Studies

Project-based, in-class and afterschool programs that use design and art as tools to research the city.

Teacher Trainings

Commissioned professional development and projects to help teachers connect their curricula to neighborhood issues and community design.

Public
Programs

Events Workshops
Events Workshops

Interdisciplinary and multimedia programming related to CUP projects.

Events

Launch events, lectures, screenings, exhibits, parties, and other public happenings related to CUP projects.

Workshops

Interactive, tactile, visual presentations on policy and planning issues using CUP educational tools.


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Talking Trash: Throwing Out the Big Apple

Urban Investigations

Talking Trash: Throwing Out the Big Apple

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Public Access Design

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What the Cell?

Urban Investigations

What the Cell?

Draw the line!

Technical Assistance

Draw the line!

The Internet is Serious Business

Urban Investigations

The Internet is Serious Business

Lotto Zone

Urban Investigations

Lotto Zone

Who Benefits from Community Benefit Agreements?

Urban Investigations

Who Benefits from Community Benefit Agreements?

What Is Zoning?

Envisioning Development

What Is Zoning?