Food Stamped

City Studies

Food Stamped

Mean Streets

City Studies

Mean Streets

Displaced From This Place?

Urban Investigations

Displaced From This Place?

Is Your Home Making You Sick?

Making Policy Public

Is Your Home Making You Sick?

What's On Your Plate?

City Studies

What's On Your Plate?

Show UP

Public Access Design

Show UP

2015

news

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open call

Monday, December 14, 2015 10AM

Call for winter 2016 City Studies Teaching Artist

news

CUP is your one-stop shop for holiday gifts!

news

Two of our Making Policy Public posters are now available in Spanish!

talk

Tuesday, November 24, 2015 5:30PM

© Ricard Estay, Public Art Agency Sweden, 2015 On Tuesday, November 24th, Ingrid Haftel, CUP’s Community Education Program Manager, spoke at Public Art Agency Sweden. She participated in a discussion about how to increase civic participation in urban development ... more

open call

Monday, November 23, 2015 5PM

CUP is looking for a Teaching Artist to lead an Urban Investigation in the winter of 2016 in the South Bronx. The Teaching Artist will work with CUP, a classroom teacher, and a group of 8th grade students from Jonas Bronck Academy to investigate a fundamental ... more

news, award

Tuesday, November 17, 2015 2:30PM

We are extremely excited and honored to announce that CUP’s Urban Investigations has been awarded the 2015 National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Award, the nation’s highest honor for creative youth development programs. At a White House ceremony on November ... more

talk

Saturday, November 14, 2015 2:30PM

On Saturday, November 14th, Ingrid Haftel, CUP’s Community Education Program Manager, spoke at the Creative Time Summit. She participated in the classroom session “Education and the Right to the City” with Rachel LaForest of Right to the City and Jennifer ... more

launch event, news, workshop

Friday, November 6, 2015 12:30PM

CUP launched the Chicago edition of our What Is Affordable Housing? guidebook on Friday, November 6th at the Jane Addams Hull-House Museum in conjunction with our updated What Is Affordable Housing? workshop. The event was part of the Chicago Architecture Biennial and ... more

talk

Friday, October 30, 2015 10AM

On Friday, October 30th, Christine Gaspar, CUP’s Executive Director, co-led a workshop with the Community Development Project of the Urban Justice Center and Hester Street Collaborative on how “resource allies” can effectively collaborate with ... more

exhibit

Making Policy Public, CUP’s fold-out poster series, is currently featured in AIGA/NY’s Making the City, an exhibition exploring civically-engaged design in New York City. The show will be up until December 30th, 2015—be sure to check it out!

open call

Monday, October 19, 2015 5PM

CUP is looking for designers to join our Public Access Design program as 2015-2016 Design Fellows. 

Our Voice, Our Choice

Urban Investigations

Our Voice, Our Choice

Engage to Change

Technical Assistance

Engage to Change

Don't Trash NYC!

Public Access Design

Don't Trash NYC!

How Can I Improve My Park?

Making Policy Public

How Can I Improve My Park?

Voters Rule

City Studies

Voters Rule

I Heart East New York

Urban Investigations

I Heart East New York

Grand Army Plaza

Urban Investigations

Grand Army Plaza

Participatory Budgeting

Technical Assistance

Participatory Budgeting