Shelter Skelter

Urban Investigations

Shelter Skelter

The Public School Avengers

Urban Investigations

The Public School Avengers

Soak It Up!

City Studies

Soak It Up!

Grand Army Plaza

Urban Investigations

Grand Army Plaza

Stand Clear of the Rising Fares

Urban Investigations

Stand Clear of the Rising Fares

Participatory Budgeting

Technical Assistance

Participatory Budgeting

Event

event

How do we take action in our every day lives? In every role we play – both large and small – we can all take collective action toward meaningful change. At this year’s Benefit, we’re celebrating the work of our community partners and their commitment ... more

event

This summer, CUP collaborated with Teaching Artist Ro Garrido and students from the Red Hook Community Justice Center to investigate how Conspiracy Laws are used to police youth and charge them with “gang involvement” based on who they know.

event

Join CUP for a happy hour to celebrate our new Fellow for Change in Design, Elijah Bobo, and to welcome him to the NYC design world.

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Over the past semester, students from Knowledge and Power Preparatory Academy (KAPPA) have collaborated with CUP and Teaching Artist Gaby Coll to explore how people experiencing homelessness interact with the temporary shelter system in New York City Join us for the debut of ... more

launch event, event

We’re proud to announce our latest collaboration with the Center for Family Life and designer Lizania Cruz. Planning for Your Children’s Future is a guide for immigrant families facing deportation. The project will be launched next week at Recess gallery, ... more

workshop, event

CUP recently teamed up with Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum to facilitate our Sewer in a Suitcase workshop for families at Industry City. This workshop explores New York City’s water infrastructure through hands-on activities and asks young people to invent and ... more

event, exhibit

On February 22nd, The Drawing Center will unveil an exhibit on CUP’s collaborative design methods, following the development of one of our latest Making Policy Public projects. As a part of the exhibit, we’ll be hosting several public programs:

Party, event, exhibit

Have you ever wanted to see how CUP works up close? To see what it looks like for a project to develop, from its outline, to sketches, to final design? Next month, The Drawing Center in NYC will unveil an exhibit focusing on CUP’s work and methodology. The exhibit, ... more

event, workshop

Saturday, November 3, 2018 12PM

Would you play a game to learn how cooperatives work? When Haverford College’s Philadelphia Area Creative Collaboratives Program asked CUP to lead a workshop for students, we had them merge their interdisciplinary skills and design a playable game that breaks down ... more

talk, event

Thursday, March 16, 2017 6PM

Zoning law regulates land use across the city, and shapes buildings, blocks, and whole neighborhoods. It can be a tool for preservation or for rapid physical and economic development. But how does it work? And how can every day folks get involved in the decision-making ... more

Are You Ready for a Ruckus?

Urban Investigations

Are You Ready for a Ruckus?

New School on the Block

City Studies

New School on the Block

Making the Grade

Urban Investigations

Making the Grade

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

Public Access Design

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

Sign Up!

Public Access Design

Sign Up!

The Deciders

City Studies

The Deciders

Block Party

City Studies

Block Party

We Are Public Housing

Making Policy Public

We Are Public Housing