Work Forced

Public Access Design

Work Forced

New School on the Block

City Studies

New School on the Block

Shine a Light on Your Utility Rights

Making Policy Public

Shine a Light on Your Utility Rights

Parents' Rights During COVID-19

Technical Assistance

Parents' Rights During COVID-19

Share, Where?

Urban Investigations

Share, Where?

The Newtown Creek BOA

Technical Assistance

The Newtown Creek BOA

‘Vendor Power’

Gourmet

September, 21, 2009

A very good way to help keep vendors on the streets and increase their ability to actually make a living at it. 

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‘Students Investigate Local Issues Through Service Learning’

edutopia

August, 3, 2009

“That was one of the toughest interviews I’ve had in a long time,” the pastor tells the group after the hour-long interview.

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‘Making Policy Public: Predatory Equity’

Urban Omnibus

May, 27, 2009

Advocates handed out The Predatory Equity Survival Guide as part of a crucial tenant association meeting in East Harlem where new plans to combat predatory equity were announced.

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‘Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Street Vending (But Were Too Busy Scarfing Dirty-Water Dogs to Ask)’

New York Magazine

May, 7, 2009

An awesome pamphlet for street vendors meant to demystify the city’s jargon-filled regulations.

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‘Making Policy Public: Vendor Power!’

Urban Omnibus

May, 6, 2009

In order to put this information directly in the hands of people who need it the most, CUP organized a citywide distribution event where volunteers handed out free copies to vendors across the city. 

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‘Visual Aids for the Pushcart World’

The New York Times

April, 3, 2009

The guide looks something like an Ikea manual, with hot dog stands and handbag tables replacing Aspvik cabinets and Ektorp sofas. 

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‘Looking 21 Years Ahead’

Canarsie Courier

January, 7, 2009

Fillmore Real Estates’ Vice President told the students of his visions for the nearby Spring Creek Houses neighborhood.

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‘The Internet is Serious Business’

Manhattan Neighborhood Network

September, 30, 2008

Takes what could easily be a snooze-fest – an examination of Internet access, the “digital divide” and technology governance issues – and whips them into an entertaining and informative mix that is truly all ages.

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‘It’s Not a Movement Without a Movie’

City Limits

March, 31, 2008

“We try not to hammer too much on gloom and doom. We try to make the videos accessible and inviting.”

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‘Common Sense’

GOOD Magazine

March, 19, 2008

In a primer on cargo supply chains, a color-coded chart graphically links your made-in-China iPod with the tugboat captains and dockworkers who brought it to you.

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‘As Cargo Chains Grow, So Does Workers’ Leverage’

Teamsters for a Democratic Union

January, 30, 2008

This pamphlet examines the network of workers and machines that move goods across the globe, the potential power this system creates for labor, and what companies are doing to undermine this power.

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En El Campo De Los Impuestos

Making Policy Public

En El Campo De Los Impuestos

We're Watching

Public Access Design

We're Watching

Voters Rule

City Studies

Voters Rule

Figuring Out Health Insurance

Making Policy Public

Figuring Out Health Insurance

Housing Court Help

Public Access Design

Housing Court Help

What's in the Water?

Making Policy Public

What's in the Water?

Making the Grade

Urban Investigations

Making the Grade

From Shelter to Apartment

Making Policy Public

From Shelter to Apartment