Grand Army Plaza

Urban Investigations

Grand Army Plaza

I Got Arrested! Now What?

Making Policy Public

I Got Arrested! Now What?

Talking Trash: Throwing Out the Big Apple

Urban Investigations

Talking Trash: Throwing Out the Big Apple

Rent Regulation Rights

Making Policy Public

Rent Regulation Rights

Predatory Equity

Making Policy Public

Predatory Equity

What Do Incarcerated Parents Need to Know About ACS?

Technical Assistance

What Do Incarcerated Parents Need to Know About ACS?

Urban Investigations

‘Civically Engaged Project-Based Learning, Virtually’

The Reinvention Lab via Medium.com

October, 30, 2020

How the Center for Urban Pedagogy is pushing for more relevant, community-based learning in the age of Coronavirus and calls for racial justice.

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NYC Teens Share How Criminal Justice System Impacts Their Communities’

Next City

October, 16, 2019

Rivera and Minns were two of the 11 students who participated in a summer employment program at the Red Hook Community Justice Center, the nation’s first multijurisdictional community court. The cohort worked with the Center for Urban Pedagogy, a nonprofit using design and art to explain complex social justice issues, to compose a booklet explaining how criminal conspiracy laws impact New York communities.

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‘Teens look to get out the vote’

The Hunts Point Express

July, 5, 2017

The teens partnered with NYC Votes and the Center for Urban Pedagogy to create “Our Voice, Our Choice,” a 14-page guide they introduced at a June 29 roundtable at the Bronx Music Heritage Center in Soundview. 

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‘Bronx High Schoolers Explain How MTA Funding Works’

StreetsBlog NYC

September, 23, 2015

Monday night, the students presented a 12-minute video they made during a summer course with the Center for Urban Pedagogy (CUP). It explains everything from who appoints the MTA board to the size of the gap in the capital budget.

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‘Investigating the Grade’

Materials for the Arts

August, 27, 2013

Students from Lyons Community School in Brooklyn and CUP teaching artist Leigh Davis worked together to examine the restaurant grading system in the city.

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‘The Big Squeeze: Illustrating Micro-Unit Housing’

Urban Omnibus

June, 26, 2013

CUP teaching artist Chat Travieso worked with a small group of students to create a powerful tool to make the discussion of this new housing model accessible to a greater population.

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‘Guest Lesson | Thinking Critically About Food in a Season of Plenty’

New York Times Learning Network

November, 13, 2012

[Students] interviewed experts from fields ranging from real estate to food distribution to urban planning. They summarized their findings in a booklet about food justice…

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‘Are You Ready? An Illustrated Guide to Preparing for Disaster’

GOOD

October, 29, 2012

[The booklet] is a tool for individuals and community organizations who’d like to start thinking about community preparedness, what that might look like, and why it matters.

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‘Funky Fresh Means Access to Healthy Food in the Bronx’

WBAI

October, 19, 2012

The visuals were so breathtaking… the kids [who took part in the project] learned a lot of new skill sets.

‘New York Art Book Fair: Books of Note’

Domus

October, 5, 2012

[Power Trip] explores the infrastructure and apparatus that keeps the lights on, and in so doing boils down a very complex topic in clear terms… affording the people involved an opportunity to (figuratively or literally) peer down some manholes and look at the city.

‘Bronx Bodegas for Beginners’

Curbed

March, 14, 2012

This documentary is a good primer on the bodega industry.

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‘Where Does Your (Convenience Store) Food Come From?’

Gilt Taste

August, 31, 2011

These students take the opportunity to really explore how this little corner of the city works… and what results is one of the smartest, most nuanced, and most fun documents on the subject we’ve ever seen.

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Government in Plain Sight

City Studies

Government in Plain Sight

Ready, Set, Apply!

Technical Assistance

Ready, Set, Apply!

Carbon City

City Studies

Carbon City

Engage to Change

Technical Assistance

Yours to Keep

Making Policy Public

Yours to Keep

Up Closed and Personal

Urban Investigations

Up Closed and Personal

We Own It

Making Policy Public

What Is Zoning?

Envisioning Development

What Is Zoning?