Your Guide to Welfare in NYC

Making Policy Public

Your Guide to Welfare in NYC

Child Support?!

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Child Support?!

Engage to Change

Technical Assistance

Engage to Change

Shine a Light on Your Utility Rights

Making Policy Public

Shine a Light on Your Utility Rights

Soak It Up!

City Studies

Soak It Up!

What Is Zoning?

Envisioning Development

What Is Zoning?

Kit What Is Zoning?

This interactive workshop toolkit includes a set of activities that break down density, bulk, land use, and how proposed rezonings could affect neighborhoods.

Inside the toolbox are infrastructure tiles, a two-sided gameboard, and hundreds of colorful plastic blocks that stack up to break down the basics of zoning. Lay out a brand new city, or max out your lot while you build up to topics like inclusionary and contextual zoning (and the dreaded Floor Area Ratio). A guidebook uses simple diagrams to explain how zoning works, and provides step-by-step instructions on how to lead your own workshops. The toolkit’s modules can be used to configure a workshop focused on your group’s specific organizing goals.

CUP developed the toolkit with designers Jeff Lai and Andrew Sloat, and an advisory board of local organizations.
Get yours today!

You can also hire CUP to conduct a workshop for your group.

The Guidebook is available separately. And you can also get Activity Sheet refills, if you run out.

CUP is committed to helping housing advocates, community boards, and others teach their constituents about land use and development. This toolkit is available at the subsidized price of $100 for community-based groups. Contact mark(at)welcometocup.org for more information and to find out if you qualify.

  • Includes folding game board, plastic blocks, infrastructure tiles, 100 2-sided activity sheets, and 146-page guidebook in a 9″ × 9″ × 19″ toolbox

Welcome to Health Care!

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Welcome to Health Care!

The Fresh Producers

Urban Investigations

The Fresh Producers

Displaced From This Place?

Urban Investigations

Displaced From This Place?

The Internet is Serious Business

Urban Investigations

The Internet is Serious Business

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

Public Access Design

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

Grand Army Plaza

Urban Investigations

Grand Army Plaza

What Up With DAT?

Technical Assistance

Show UP

Public Access Design

Show UP