New School on the Block

City Studies

New School on the Block

Swept Up

Urban Investigations

Swept Up

Record It. Report It!

Public Access Design

Record It. Report It!

From Shelter to Apartment

Making Policy Public

From Shelter to Apartment

Parents' Rights During COVID-19

Technical Assistance

Parents' Rights During COVID-19

 

Thursday, October 7, 2021 10:10AM

How will marijuana legalization impact New York? How does poverty impact mental health? What do youth think about these issues? Watch two student debut presentations and their documentaries now to find out!

 

Over the summer students were hard at work using art, design, and collaborative research to investigate social justice issues impacting their communities. Mark your calendars and join us for two exciting debut presentations!

 

CUP is looking for a Teaching Artist to lead an Urban Investigation project in the Winter/ Spring of 2022.

meet the

This summer CUP was lucky to welcome Ana Beirne-Meyer as our Youth Education Intern. Ana spent the summer working with CUP programs at Fannie Lou Hamer Freedom High School and Red Hook Community Justice Center. We sat down with Ana to talk about her experience at CUP and ... more

talk, event

Did you miss our recent program? This summer, CUP hosted a panel discussion with leaders in the community-engaged design field. The thoughtful conversation explored the various ways we can practice the future we want to see in our work and workplaces. The online ... more

 

We’re happy to announce our latest Public Access Design Jury! This year we are joined by Quadira Coles, Zelene Suchilt, Chloe Chang, and Gabrielle Widjaja.

 

We’re happy to announce our latest Making Policy Public jury! This year we are joined by Broobs!, Kassandra Frederique, Lorena Kourousias, and Kelly Walters (clockwise, from top left).

news

This summer, CUP has been collaborating with Teaching Artist Elliott Golden and students from the Red Hook Community Justice Center (RHCJC) to investigate the impacts of marijuana legalization on New Yorkers.

meet the…

Azia Francis is an 18-year-old student in New York City. She spent three years participating in CUP programs – including Let’s Hang Out (2019), Swipe Out (2020), and It’s Not Just in Our Heads (2021) - at her high school, ... more

open call

CUP is looking for skilled graphic designers, illustrators, or visual artists who are interested in social justice, demystifying policy, and meaningful collaboration!

open call

CUP is now accepting applications for Making Policy Public and Public Access Design! 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. ... more

meet the…

Elliott Golden is a Brooklyn-based Teaching Artist and documentarian with a passion for pizza and a distaste for the Yankees. Elliott is a former CUP Teaching Artist Fellow and is currently collaborating with students from the Red Hook Community Justice Center to ... more

Blunt Conversations

Urban Investigations

Blunt Conversations

We care!

Making Policy Public

We care!

Grand Army Plaza

Urban Investigations

Grand Army Plaza

Space Jam

Urban Investigations

Space Jam

What Is Zoning?

Envisioning Development

What Is Zoning?

Soda Census

City Studies

Soda Census

Your Guide to Welfare in NYC

Making Policy Public

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Public Access Design

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