Zoning It In...

Urban Investigations

Zoning It In...

Power Trip

Urban Investigations

Power Trip

What Is Mandatory Inclusionary Housing?

Envisioning Development

What Is Mandatory Inclusionary Housing?

Are You Ready for a Ruckus?

Urban Investigations

Are You Ready for a Ruckus?

Get It Back!

Public Access Design

Get It Back!

Store Stories

City Studies

Store Stories

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With the recent ICE raids and continued attacks on the liberties of immigrants, accessible and reliable information is more important than ever. Below is a list of resources we’ve developed over the past year for communities vulnerable to ICE raids or who are facing deportation.

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CUP’s Executive Director, Christine Gaspar, was recently featured in a video celebrating 20 years of Sappi’s Ideas that Matter program! Watch the video below to learn about the power of design and the importance of print.

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As the school year is wrapping up, we’re excited to share the students’ hard work! High school students across NYC got out of the classroom and into the city to investigate social justice issues in their neighborhoods. By collaborating with Teaching ... more

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What if hanging out with your friends could get you arrested? Who gets prosecuted for “gang” participation?  This summer high school students from the Red Hook Community Justice Center will investigate these questions, all thanks to your support!

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For the first feature in CUP’s series spotlighting our educational collaborators, Meet the Teaching Artist, we sat down with teaching artist Gabe Gordon! Gabe grew up far-sighted in Cleveland, Ohio. Fascinated by postal systems and mail objects, Gabe’s work and ... more

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We’re happy to announce our latest Making Policy Public jury! This year we are joined by Reem Ramadan, Kelli Anderson, Simone Noronha, and Shelby Chestnut (clockwise, from top left).

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We’re delighted to announce our latest Public Access Design jury, who will help us select our Public Access Design collaborations for the Fall 2019! This year we are joined by Alia Hassan, Julian Morales, Anthonine Pierre, and Alyna Citrin (clockwise, from top left).

open call

CUP is looking for talented designers, visual artists, and other creative workers to collaborate on the 2020 issues of Making Policy Public, our series of fold-out posters that use graphic design to explore and explain complex policies.

open call

Calling all advocates and organizers! (designers, click here!) CUP is looking for community and advocacy organizations working to address policy issues that would benefit from a visual explanation, and where the lack of understanding of the issue is leading to social ... more

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This year, we’re asking our community to help us raise money for a summer Urban Investigation on NYPD conspiracy laws. Join our campaign team today and support high school students investigating NYPD conspiracy laws. 

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We are thrilled to announce the five talented designers chosen by our jury as finalists for the 2019 CUP Fellowship for Change in Design! While we can only choose one designer to work with for the year, we’re showcasing all of our finalists in the spirit of ... more

 

Join our community of artists, designers, advocates, and urban enthusiasts on October 3rd, 2019 to celebrate CUP at our Annual Benefit! It’ll be an evening of conversation, cocktails, and a chance to check out all the latest CUP projects you’ve been eyeing. Mark ... more

Our Voice, Our Choice

Urban Investigations

Our Voice, Our Choice

Pass It On!

Making Policy Public

Pass It On!

What Is Zoning?

Envisioning Development

What Is Zoning?

Now Boarding

Urban Investigations

Now Boarding

What Is Zoning?

Envisioning Development

What Is Zoning?

Draw the line!

Technical Assistance

Draw the line!

The Internet is Serious Business

Urban Investigations

The Internet is Serious Business

Government in Plain Sight

City Studies

Government in Plain Sight