Government in Plain Sight

City Studies

Government in Plain Sight

What Is Affordable Housing?

Envisioning Development

What Is Affordable Housing?

Predatory Equity

Making Policy Public

Predatory Equity

It's Not Just Personal

Making Policy Public

It's Not Just Personal

What Up With DAT?

Technical Assistance

What Up With DAT?

Ready, Set, Apply!

Technical Assistance

Ready, Set, Apply!

news

Thursday, December 7, 2017 4:43PM

Click here to help CUP make more critical projects like these. Dear Friends of CUP, Early this year, our community partners at the Center for Family Life in Sunset Park called to ask if CUP could work with them on a suddenly ... more

open call

Monday, December 4, 2017 10AM

CUP is looking for three Teaching Artists to lead Urban Investigation projects in the winter and spring of 2018. Learn more about Urban Investigations here!

launch event

Saturday, November 18, 2017 11AM

CUP and Curb Your Litter: Greenpoint invite educators and organizers to a training session and launch event for our newly minted curriculum guide based on the student-made documentary, Talking Trash: Throwing Out the Big Apple!

open call

Monday, October 23, 2017 5PM

CUP is looking for designers to join our Public Access Design program as 2018 Public Access Design Fellows.

launch event

On October 17, 2017 students from Red Hook Community Justice Center presented The Public School Avengers.

news

Wednesday, October 4, 2017 3:31PM

Let’s shine a light on your utility rights! We’ve been hard at work on our 2017 Making Policy Public collaborations, and we’re getting close to being able to share four new collaborations explaining a complex policy issue. But until then, here’s ... more

Party

Wednesday, October 4, 2017 12:14PM

Thanks to everyone who came to our Annual Benefit on September 27th and helped to make it such a success! Over 250 community advocates, artists, designers, and other urban enthusiasts came together to celebrate CUP. A big thanks to all our Sponsors who made the event ... more

Party

Wednesday, September 27, 2017 7:30PM

This year’s Benefit will take place on Wednesday, September 27th, 2017 at 26 Bridge in DUMBO. Save the date to join our community of advocates, artists, designers, and other urban enthusiasts to celebrate another year of CUP! Your support of the Benefit makes our work ... more
  • 26 Bridge St, Brooklyn, NY 11201

talk

Friday, September 15, 2017 9:15AM

CUP’s Executive Director, Christine Gaspar, will be speaking at the 2017 Design Matters Conference in Chicago, IL! The Design Matters Conference is an annual meeting that seeks to bring top designers, journalists, and civic leaders into exploratory dialogue with ... more
  • Chicago, IL

open call

Monday, September 11, 2017 5PM

The call for proposals for the 10th anniversary year of Making Policy Public is now open, marking a decade of CUP’s leadership in community-engaged design collaborations for social change.

talk

Friday, September 8, 2017 3:20PM

On Friday, September 8th, Christine Gaspar, CUP’s Executive Director will present a talk on Design and Civic Engagement as part of the Hopscotch Design Festival in Raleigh, NC. The Hopscotch Design Festival is a two-day event exploring the future of creativity, design, ... more
  • Raleigh, NC

news

Wednesday, September 6, 2017 4:34PM

Meet Damon Locks! Damon is a Chicago-based visual artist, educator, vocalist/musician, and deejay. In 2011, CUP collaborated with Damon and Domestic Workers United on We Care, a Making Policy Public poster explaining the rights of domestic workers.

Don't Bank On It

Making Policy Public

Don't Bank On It

Are You Ready for a Ruckus?

Urban Investigations

Are You Ready for a Ruckus?

Keep Your Family's Home

Public Access Design

Keep Your Family's Home

What Options Doc?

Urban Investigations

What Options Doc?

Block Party

City Studies

Block Party

Mean Streets

City Studies

Mean Streets

Step Right Up

City Studies

Step Right Up

Show UP

Public Access Design

Show UP