The Deciders

City Studies

The Deciders

We Own It

Making Policy Public

We Own It

Is Your Landlord Using Construction to Harass You?

Technical Assistance

Is Your Landlord Using Construction to Harass You?

Common Cents

City Studies

Common Cents

What Is Affordable Housing?

Envisioning Development

What Is Affordable Housing?

News

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This summer, CUP has been collaborating with Teaching Artist Elliott Golden and students from the Red Hook Community Justice Center (RHCJC) to investigate the impacts of marijuana legalization on New Yorkers.

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Teaching Artist Hugo Rojas and students from Fannie Lou Hamer Freedom High School have been hard at work investigating how poverty impacts mental health in their community of West Farms, in the South Bronx.

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What is the digital divide? How does the lack of digital equity impact students doing remote learning? What could the future of digital learning look like?

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A huge thank you to all the amazing supporters who made our 2021 fundraising campaign a success!

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We’ve kicked off our latest collaboration with the Red Hook Community Justice Center!

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Catch up with past Change in Design Fellows:

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The new CUP Fellow for Change in Design is…Marisa Hetzler!

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Today, CUP is launching a fundraising campaign to help youth in Red Hook investigate the impacts of marijuana legalization. Will you join us in making this project happen? In Spring 2021, New York State passed a law legalizing marijuana possession and distribution. ... more

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We’re thrilled to announce the seven talented designers chosen by our jury as finalists for the 2021 CUP Fellowship for Change in Design! While we can only choose one designer to work with for the year, we’re showcasing all of our finalists in the spirit of ... more

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Want to make our summer program with Red Hook youth a reality? Be a fundraising champion for CUP! This summer, young people in Red Hook will collaborate with CUP to investigate the recent legalization of marijuana. By interviewing key stakeholders, surveying their community, ... more

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CUP and Teaching Artist Stephanie Eche have been collaborating with students from KAPPA International High School to investigate the digital divide in online learning. What is the digital divide? How can we create digital equity? How has the COVID-19 impacted all of this? ... more

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It’s been a long winter but spring is finally here! Over the past few months students have been hard at work using art, design, and collaborative research to investigate social justice issues impacting their communities. Mark your calendars and join us for two exciting ... more

En El Campo De Los Impuestos

Making Policy Public

En El Campo De Los Impuestos

Engage to Change

Technical Assistance

Immigrants & NY

Making Policy Public

Immigrants & NY

From Shelter to Apartment

Making Policy Public

From Shelter to Apartment

Rumbo A Su Tarjeta Verde

Public Access Design

Rumbo A Su Tarjeta Verde

A Fair Chance

Making Policy Public

A Fair Chance

The Good, Bad, & Unknown

Urban Investigations

The Good, Bad, & Unknown

Shine a Light on Your Utility Rights

Making Policy Public

Shine a Light on Your Utility Rights