A Fair Chance

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A Fair Chance

Social Security Risk Machine

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Social Security Risk Machine

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Public Access Design

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¡El poder de prepararse!

Public Access Design

¡El poder de prepararse!

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City Studies

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About CUP

The Center for Urban Pedagogy (CUP) is a nonprofit organization that uses the power of design and art to increase meaningful civic engagement particularly among underrepresented communities. CUP projects demystify the urban policy and planning issues that impact our communities, so that more individuals can better participate in shaping them.

We believe that increasing understanding of how these systems work is the first step to better and more diverse community participation.

CUP projects are collaborations of art and design professionals, community-based advocates and policymakers, and our staff. Together we take on complex issues—from the juvenile justice system to zoning law to food access—and break them down into simple, accessible, visual explanations.

The tools we create are used by organizers and educators all over New York City and beyond to help their constituents better advocate for their own community needs.

Website design: Linked by Air

Find out more about CUP through this short video from the Curry Stone Design Prize.


Tenants' Rights to Repairs

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Tenants' Rights to Repairs

Rumbo A Su Tarjeta Verde

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Rumbo A Su Tarjeta Verde

Pass It On!

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Pass It On!

Bottled Up

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Bottled Up

Reclaim Your Worker Rights

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Reclaim Your Worker Rights

We Own It

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We Own It

Rent Regulation Rights - San Francisco Edition

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Rent Regulation Rights - San Francisco Edition

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