Happy Meals?

City Studies

Happy Meals?

What Is Mandatory Inclusionary Housing?

Envisioning Development

What Is Mandatory Inclusionary Housing?

Talking Trash: Throwing Out the Big Apple

Urban Investigations

Talking Trash: Throwing Out the Big Apple

Is Your Neighborhood Getting Too Expensive?

Technical Assistance

Is Your Neighborhood Getting Too Expensive?

Es Tu Dinero, Decides Tú

Making Policy Public

Es Tu Dinero, Decides Tú

What Is Zoning?

Envisioning Development

What Is Zoning?

News

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Parents and caregivers who interact with NYC’s Administration for Children’s Services (ACS), the agency responsible for investigating reports of child abuse and neglect, are often unfamliar with their rights, which can result in unnecessary harm to and separation ... more

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A huge thank you to all the amazing supporters who helped us reach our goal! With your help we raised over $24,000 for our summer Youth Education program with the Red Hook Community Justice Center. Thanks to your support, youth will investigate who holds the police ... more

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As organizers across the city continue to fight for housing justice for all, we’re highlighting some CUP tools that explain different rights and policies around the housing system, from navigating homeless shelters, to understanding utility rights.

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Want to help make our Youth Education programs a reality? Be a fundraising champion for CUP!

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What is facial recognition technology? How its use by the police impact New Yorkers? What’s the line between public safety and privacy?

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It’s an overwhelming time to be an educator right now. Supporting our students during nationwide protests against police brutality and amidst a global pandemic is made all the more difficult when we can’t be in the room with our students. As educators, how can we ... more

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We stand with the fight against anti-Black racism.

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CUP is proud to receive an Immediate Response Grant from Brooklyn Community Foundation to support our work to create COVID-19 specific tools.

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Many families across the city are facing the devastating loss of loved ones due to the COVID-19 crisis. In addition to the emotional trauma and stress, if a family member who is the primary leaseholder of the apartment moves out or passes away, the family members who ... more

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CUP’s Executive Director Christine Gaspar was recently featured in Portraits of Leadership, a series of interviews with nonprofit and cultural leaders reckoning with the COVID-19 crisis, created by Hyperakt.

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On Thursday, June 21st, nearly 60 people tuned in for the student debut of DataFace!, an investigation into facial recognition technology. CUP worked with students from the Bronx School for Law, Government & Justice and Teaching Artist Hugo Rojas to investigate ... more

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As parents and educators continue to adapt to remote learning, we’re sharing some resources and tips that can help bring project-based learning into your home!

Engage to Change

Technical Assistance

Engage to Change

Blunt Conversations

Urban Investigations

Blunt Conversations

Share, Where?

Urban Investigations

Share, Where?

Soda Census

City Studies

Soda Census

It's Not Just in Our Heads

Urban Investigations

It's Not Just in Our Heads

The Newtown Creek BOA

Technical Assistance

The Newtown Creek BOA

Vendor Power!

Making Policy Public

Vendor Power!

Is College For Me?

Public Access Design

Is College For Me?