From Shelter to Apartment

Making Policy Public

From Shelter to Apartment

Fast-Tracked

Urban Investigations

Fast-Tracked

Shine a Light on Your Utility Rights

Making Policy Public

Shine a Light on Your Utility Rights

Bail's Set... What's Next?

Public Access Design

Bail's Set... What's Next?

Don't Bank On It

Making Policy Public

Don't Bank On It

What Does It Mean To Live In My Own Place?

Making Policy Public

What Does It Mean To Live In My Own Place?

About CUP

The Center for Urban Pedagogy (CUP) is a nonprofit organization that uses the power of design and art to increase meaningful civic engagement particularly among underrepresented communities. CUP projects demystify the urban policy and planning issues that impact our communities, so that more individuals can better participate in shaping them.

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

CUP projects are collaborations of art and design professionals, community-based advocates and policymakers, and our staff. Together we take on complex issues—from the juvenile justice system to zoning law to food access—and break them down into simple, accessible, visual explanations.

The tools we create are used by organizers and educators all over New York City and beyond to help their constituents better advocate for their own community needs.

Website design: Linked by Air

Find out more about CUP through this short video from the Curry Stone Design Prize.


TGNC-NYC

Public Access Design

TGNC-NYC

Test Ride

City Studies

Test Ride

Government in Plain Sight

City Studies

Government in Plain Sight

Education Rights for Families

Technical Assistance

Education Rights for Families

Immigrants & NY

Making Policy Public

Immigrants & NY

Shelter Skelter

Urban Investigations

Shelter Skelter

The Deciders

City Studies

The Deciders

What's Going On In The Neighborhood?

Envisioning Development

What's Going On In The Neighborhood?