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What Is Affordable Housing?

Envisioning Development

What Is Affordable Housing?

Vendor Power!

Making Policy Public

Vendor Power!

En El Campo De Los Impuestos

Making Policy Public

En El Campo De Los Impuestos

Es Tu Dinero, Decides Tú

Making Policy Public

Es Tu Dinero, Decides Tú

What Is Zoning?

Envisioning Development

What Is Zoning?

Meet the…

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Azia Francis is an 18-year-old student in New York City. She spent three years participating in CUP programs – including Let’s Hang Out (2019), Swipe Out (2020), and It’s Not Just in Our Heads (2021) - at her high school, ... more

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Elliott Golden is a Brooklyn-based Teaching Artist and documentarian with a passion for pizza and a distaste for the Yankees. Elliott is a former CUP Teaching Artist Fellow and is currently collaborating with students from the Red Hook Community Justice Center to ... more

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For our latest installment of, Meet the Designer, we chatted with designers Chloe Chang and D Wang Shi Zhao! Chloe and D Wang collaborated with CUP, the Bronx Defenders, and Legal Aid Society to create Your Truth Your Rights, a guide for Transgender, Gender ... more

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We’re delighted to announce our latest Public Access Design jury, who will help us select our next round of collaborations in 2021! This year we are joined by Maritza Silva-Farrell, Sumathy Kumar, Rose Wong, and Melisa Tekin.

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Susana Arellano is an architect, urban planner, designer, artist and educator. She’s also the co-founder and creative director of the social impact design firm, Agenda28. This spring, Susana and teachers from the International Community High School in the Bronx will ... 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: Carly Ayres, Wael Morcos, and Elijah Bobo (clockwise from top left).

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Stephanie Eche is an artist, designer, consultant, podcaster, educator, and much, much more! This spring, Stephanie and students from KAPPA International High Schoolwill collaborate on an Urban Investigation on the issue of digital equity in NYC high schools. Hear more about ... more

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For our latest round of Meet the Designer, CUP’s ongoing series spotlighting our design collaborators, we sat down with designer and teaching artist Kevin Cadena!

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We’re delighted to announce our latest Public Access Design jury, who will help us select our first Public Access Design collaborations for 2021! This year we are joined by renald Louissaint, Dr. Carole Gothelf, Ting Ting Fu, and Boyeon Choi ... more

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We’re thrilled to announce our latest Public Access Design jury who will help select the 2021 Public Access Design Fellows! This year we are joined by Kitkat Pecson, Jade Broomfield, Basma Eid, and Tok Oyewole (clockwise left to right). This stellar ... more

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We’re happy to announce our latest Making Policy Public jury! This year we are joined by Zipeng Zhu, Audrey Sasson, Mohamed Attia, and Alice Chung (clockwise, from top left). Each year, CUP has a jury of two people prominent in the organizing and advocacy fields and ... more

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For our latest installment of Meet the Teaching Artist, we sat down with Marianna Olinger!

Welcome to Health Care!

Making Policy Public

Welcome to Health Care!

What is asylum?

Making Policy Public

What is asylum?

Shelter Skelter

Urban Investigations

Shelter Skelter

It's Not Just in Our Heads

Urban Investigations

It's Not Just in Our Heads

Bail's Set... What's Next?

Public Access Design

Bail's Set... What's Next?

Record It. Report It!

Public Access Design

Record It. Report It!

Is Your Landlord Using Construction to Harass You?

Technical Assistance

Is Your Landlord Using Construction to Harass You?

Store Stories

City Studies

Store Stories