Space Jam

Urban Investigations

Space Jam

We care!

Making Policy Public

We care!

Engage to Change

Technical Assistance

Engage to Change

Carbon City

City Studies

Carbon City

Participatory Budgeting

Technical Assistance

Participatory Budgeting

TGNC-NYC

Public Access Design

TGNC-NYC

News

news, launch event

You’re invited to the online debut of DataFace!

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Many people across New York are forced to choose between paying their utility bills and paying for basic necessities like food, medication, and school supplies. But during the COVID-19 crisis, water, gas and electric companies can’t shut off service for anyone, ... more

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As the impacts of the pandemic and the ways it exacerbates racial and economic inequities are becoming clearer, our focus at CUP is also clear. Every day we’re making sure that individuals from marginalized communities have the information they need ... more

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More New Yorkers than ever are trying to get public assistance to meet basic needs during the COVID-19 crisis. The project we created with the Safety Net Project and design studio All Other Services can help navigate this complex process.

launch event, news

Shine A Light On Your Utility Rights is now available in Spanish!

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The NYC Department of Housing Preservation and Development recently launched a short video using CUP visuals to help people apply for affordable housing online, while in-person city services are temporarily paused.

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We are sad to announce that we are cancelling the CUP Fellowship for Change in Design for 2020. We plan to resume the program in 2021.

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Support your community by showing up as a bystander. As we’re seeing a rise in Anti-Asian/American and xenophobic harassment, we want to share a resource we made with Hollaback! on how you can take a stand and take action as a bystander.

news, open call

The deadline for Public Access Design has been extended to April 20th, at 5pm EST. 

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Over the last week, we at CUP have been very fortunate to be able to shift to working remotely. We stand in solidarity with our many communities, especially those who cannot choose to do the same and those who are at greater risk. We’re bracing for what is to ... more

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We pulled together an all-star group of jurors to help us select our next CUP Fellow for Change in Design. This year we are joined by Jerome Harris (top left), Wael Morcos (top right), and Carly Ayres (bottom right)

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Join us in welcoming CUP’s newest board members! These four amazing women will bring their deep experience and skills from the fields of design, finance, community planning, and affordable housing development to strategically lead CUP as we scale our impact. Sabrina ... more

What Is Zoning?

Envisioning Development

What Is Zoning?

Good Cops? Bad Cops? More Cops? No Cops?

Urban Investigations

Good Cops? Bad Cops? More Cops? No Cops?

Es Tu Dinero, Decides Tú

Making Policy Public

Es Tu Dinero, Decides Tú

Is There A Pattern?

Urban Investigations

Is There A Pattern?

Voice Recognition

Urban Investigations

Voice Recognition

Education Rights for Families

Technical Assistance

Education Rights for Families

My ID

City Studies

My ID

What Is Zoning?

Envisioning Development

What Is Zoning?