Making Policy Public
October 1
A program of the Center for Urban Pedagogy (CUP)

2016 Policy Briefs

1. Independent Living Options for People with Disabilities

This poster will show people with intellectual and developmental disabilities the options they have for independent living. It will include the steps they can take to find an apartment, and information on housing subsidies that are set aside specifically for them.

2. Legal Protections for Survivors of Sexual Violence
Black Women’s Blueprint (BWB)

This poster will help student survivors of sexual violence understand and act on their rights when it comes to reporting assaults and seeking support.

3. Enrolling in High School for New Immigrants
Flanbwayan Haitian Literacy Project

This poster will help immigrant families navigate the complicated process of finding and enrolling in New York City public high schools.

4. Explaining the Fair Chance Act for Formerly Incarcerated Job Seekers

This poster will explain the rights formerly incarcerated job seekers have under the new law the Fair Chance Act – which prevents employers from asking about your criminal history until after they have offered you a job.