It's Not Just in Our Heads

Urban Investigations

It's Not Just in Our Heads

Show Up

Public Access Design

Show Up

The Newtown Creek BOA

Technical Assistance

The Newtown Creek BOA

Es Tu Dinero, Decides Tú

Making Policy Public

Es Tu Dinero, Decides Tú

What Is Zoning?

Envisioning Development

What Is Zoning?

2020

event

Since September, CUP has collaborated with Teaching Artist Marianna Olinger and students from the Red Hook Community Justice Center to investigate police accountability in New York City.

news

“Language rights are civil rights!” is something we hear from our community partners all the time.

news

Red Hook students have conducted two more interviews as part of of their investigation into public safety in their community!

news, launch event

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

open call

CUP is hiring an intern to start in February of 2021! As a CUP intern, you’ll assist with several projects and learn about CUP’s methods for using design to meet community needs.

talk, event

Please join Minneapolis College of Art and Design on Wednesday, November 18th at 12:00 PM for Slow Burning Fire: Public Engagement with Christine Gaspar and Brooklyn-based artist Hank Willis Thomas.

news, event, workshop

Want to get an inside look at CUP’s Youth Education programs and support more of this work with students?

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Red Hook Students recently interviewed Eric Adams, Brooklyn Borough President (and former police officer) to investigate issues of police accountability in their neighborhood! As a part of CUP’s collaboration with students from the Red Hook Community Justice Center and ... more

meet the…

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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Last month the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention passed a nationwide moratorium on evictions. The new ban temporarily makes it illegal for landlords across the country to evict tenants for not paying rent. Landlords who try to evict tenants during the ban can be ... more

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The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the understanding of education in NYC. Schools have been working to make safe environments for their students but unexpected changes and delays have left parents and caregivers struggling to figure out what the school year will ... more

What's in the Water?

Making Policy Public

What's in the Water?

Bottled Up

City Studies

Bottled Up

Keep Your Family's Home

Public Access Design

Keep Your Family's Home

Shine a Light on Your Utility Rights

Making Policy Public

Shine a Light on Your Utility Rights

Is Your Neighborhood Getting Too Expensive?

Technical Assistance

Know Your Lines

Making Policy Public

Know Your Lines

What Up With DAT?

Technical Assistance

Shelter Skelter

Urban Investigations

Shelter Skelter