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Urban Investigations

Grand Army Plaza

Ready, Set, Apply!

Technical Assistance

Ready, Set, Apply!

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Technical Assistance

What Up With DAT?

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Welcome to Health Care!

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What Does It Mean To Live In My Own Place?

Weathering the Storm

Technical Assistance

Weathering the Storm
    • Friday, October 26, 2018, 12pm

Welcome Yasmin Safdié, CUP’s new Director of Programs!

Welcome Yasmin Safdié, CUP's new Director of Programs!

We are thrilled to welcome Yasmin Safdié to our team as our first ever Director of Programs.

In this new role, Yasmin will oversee CUP’s core programming, playing a key role in implementing our strategic plan and supporting our staff as we continue to grown and deepen the impacts of our work.

Yasmin is a radical social worker, community organizer and educator. Her work is grounded in an anti-oppressive framework, which seeks to ensure that those most affected by social issues are centered in movements for justice. For over a decade, she has worked on a range of social justice issues including: ending mass incarceration, anti-racism, and gender justice. Yasmin has extensive experience designing and facilitating anti-oppressive trainings and leadership development programs

Prior to CUP, Yasmin was the Senior Manager of Organizing and Advocacy at the New York City Anti-Violence Project where she worked to end violence against the LGBTQ community. Yasmin is currently an Adjunct Lecturer at Columbia University School of Social Work and CUNY Hunter College. She is a member leader and Board Member at Jews for Racial and Economic Justice, where she co-founded the Mizrahi Caucus, which organizes Arab/Middle Eastern/North African/Central Asian Jews. She received her M.S. in Social Work from Columbia University and her B.A. in History and Anthropology from McGill University. In her free time Yasmin loves to do ceramics and dance.

Welcome aboard, Yasmin!

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Your School, Your Choice!

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Public Access Design

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Predatory Equity

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Rent Regulation Rights

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Rent Regulation Rights

A Fair Chance

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A Fair Chance