Power Trip

Urban Investigations

Power Trip

What Is Affordable Housing?

Envisioning Development

What Is Affordable Housing?

Hello, My Name is Minimum Wage

City Studies

Hello, My Name is Minimum Wage

Level Up

City Studies

Level Up

Store Stories

City Studies

Store Stories

Rumbo A Su Tarjeta Verde

Public Access Design

Rumbo A Su Tarjeta Verde

meet the…

The 2022 CUP Fellow for Change in Design is… Yasmin Ali!

 

We’re excited to announce that ¿Qué lo qué South Bronx? is featured as part of Emoti-Con, a virtual project fair and competition for New York City teens! ¿Qué lo qué South Bronx? is a short film created ... more

launch event

This spring, students in CUP’s Youth Education programs have been hard at work using art, design, and collaborative research to investigate social justice issues impacting their communities. We’re excited to share what they learned and see their final design ... more

 

We’re thrilled to announce the five talented designers chosen by our jury as finalists for the 2022 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

open call, news

Dear friends of CUP, We are writing to share important news about CUP’s future and our journey over the last 13 years.

 

CUP is honored to have our work featured as part of Brooklyn Utopias: Along the Canal, an outdoor banner exhibition highlighting artists, organizations, and students who are creating a better Brooklyn in the neighborhoods surrounding the Gowanus Canal.  Check out ... more

 

We’re excited and honored to announce that CUP received a 2022 Sappi Ideas that Matter award!

news, open call

Design for Civic Change is a professional development program for government workers interested in implementing community-engaged design within their work.

open call

We’re looking for a Program Assistant, a Youth Education Program Coordinator, and a Director of Operations and Development. Read on to learn more about each position and how to apply!

open call

We’re looking for someone with a passion for social justice, great attention to detail, strong verbal and written communication skills, and experience working with Adobe and CMS who wants to support our mission of using design and art to contribute to meaningful social ... more

open call

We’re looking for community and advocacy organizations who are working to address policy issues where the difficulty of understanding the issues is leading to social injustice. Together, we’ll collaborate with designers to break down complex problems into an ... more

news

We’re thrilled to announce that CUP was recently awarded a new multi-year grant through Brooklyn Community Foundation’s Invest in Youth program! These grants were made in partnership with a council of youth advisors, and support community-based organizations that ... more

From Shelter to Apartment

Making Policy Public

From Shelter to Apartment

What's in the Water?

Making Policy Public

What's in the Water?

The Newtown Creek BOA

Technical Assistance

The Newtown Creek BOA

What Do Incarcerated Parents Need to Know About ACS?

Technical Assistance

What Do Incarcerated Parents Need to Know About ACS?

Social Security Risk Machine

Making Policy Public

Social Security Risk Machine

Good Cops? Bad Cops? More Cops? No Cops?

Urban Investigations

Good Cops? Bad Cops? More Cops? No Cops?

Pass It On!

Making Policy Public

Pass It On!

What the Cell?

Urban Investigations

What the Cell?