Are You Ready for a Ruckus?

Urban Investigations

Are You Ready for a Ruckus?

Is Your Neighborhood Getting Too Expensive?

Technical Assistance

Is Your Neighborhood Getting Too Expensive?

Common Cents

City Studies

Common Cents

What Is Zoning?

Envisioning Development

What Is Zoning?

Test Ride

City Studies

Test Ride

Welcome to Health Care!

Making Policy Public

Welcome to Health Care!

Party

Wednesday, September 27, 2017 7:30PM

This year’s Benefit will take place on Wednesday, September 27th, 2017 at 26 Bridge in DUMBO. Save the date to join our community of advocates, artists, designers, and other urban enthusiasts to celebrate another year of CUP! Your support of the Benefit makes our work ... more
  • 26 Bridge St, Brooklyn, NY 11201

talk

Friday, September 15, 2017 9:15AM

CUP’s Executive Director, Christine Gaspar, will be speaking at the 2017 Design Matters Conference in Chicago, IL! The Design Matters Conference is an annual meeting that seeks to bring top designers, journalists, and civic leaders into exploratory dialogue with ... more
  • Chicago, IL

open call

Monday, September 11, 2017 5PM

The call for proposals for the 10th anniversary year of Making Policy Public is now open, marking a decade of CUP’s leadership in community-engaged design collaborations for social change.

talk

Friday, September 8, 2017 3:20PM

On Friday, September 8th, Christine Gaspar, CUP’s Executive Director will present a talk on Design and Civic Engagement as part of the Hopscotch Design Festival in Raleigh, NC. The Hopscotch Design Festival is a two-day event exploring the future of creativity, design, ... more
  • Raleigh, NC

news

Wednesday, September 6, 2017 4:34PM

Meet Damon Locks! Damon is a Chicago-based visual artist, educator, vocalist/musician, and deejay. In 2011, CUP collaborated with Damon and Domestic Workers United on We Care, a Making Policy Public poster explaining the rights of domestic workers.

news, open call

Wednesday, September 6, 2017 1:53PM

We pulled together an all-star group of jurors to help us select our next Making Policy Public collaborators! Our juries consist of two designers and two advocates who are outstanding in their respective fields.  This year, we are thrilled to be joined by: Keira ... more

open call

Wednesday, August 30, 2017 5PM

CUP is seeking a fall intern to provide support for the organization and our Community Education programs. Our fall intern will assist with several projects, including: + Research for updates to our What Is Affordable Housing? Toolkit + Support for evaluation efforts for our ... more

news

Wednesday, August 23, 2017 11:18AM

Thank you so much to Project Resist for partnering with us for the month of September! Together, we raised $250 to sustain our hands-on investigative Youth Education programs to empower our next generation of civic leaders. Together, we’ll investigate: what does ... more

open call

Monday, August 21, 2017 10AM

CUP is looking for a Teaching Artist to lead a Youth Education Urban Investigation project in the fall of 2017. Learn more about Urban Investigations here!

open call

Monday, August 21, 2017 10AM

CUP is looking for two Teaching Artists to lead Youth Education City Studies projects in the fall of 2017. Find out more about City Studies here!

open call

Monday, August 7, 2017 5PM

CUP is seeking applications from grassroots community organizations and advocacy groups for Public Access Design! Public Access Design projects are collaborations in which CUP, a designer, and an advocate work together to create an accessible visual ... more

talk, news, open call

Wednesday, July 19, 2017 1PM

Hey Advocates! CUP’s Community Education staff members, Oscar Nuñez and Mark Torrey explained everything you need to know to create a top-notch advocate or community group application for CUP’s Making Policy Public and Public Access ... more

What Is Zoning?

Envisioning Development

What Is Zoning?

Participatory Budgeting

Technical Assistance

Participatory Budgeting

En El Campo De Los Impuestos

Making Policy Public

En El Campo De Los Impuestos

Rent Regulation Rights - San Francisco Edition

Making Policy Public

Rent Regulation Rights - San Francisco Edition

Bail's Set... What's Next?

Public Access Design

Bail's Set... What's Next?

Keep Your Family's Home

Public Access Design

Keep Your Family's Home

If You Can Make It Here...

Urban Investigations

If You Can Make It Here...

Food Stamped

City Studies

Food Stamped