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Online Gala for 2021 ALBA/Puffin Human Rights Award

April 12, 2021

Just announced:  Singer-songwriter and rabble-rouser, Billy Bragg will perform for the 2021 ALBA/Puffin Human Rights Award celebration on May 2nd. This year’s winner of the Award, My Brother’s Keeper, is being recognized for their work to eliminate health disparities among underserved, uninsured/underinsured, and other vulnerable populations and in recognition that health Read More

The Puffin Spotlight: March 2021

March 24, 2021

Issue 02: Women’s Rights The Puffin Foundation has a deep commitment not just to preserving history, but to demonstrating how the legacy of activism resonates with and informs our current moment. This work finds expression in monuments, awards, exhibits, and a multitude of grants, often in partnership with institutions such Read More

Black Lives Matter Mural Collage

March 4, 2021

On Tuesday members of the Teaneck Black Lives Matter Mural Committee presented Puffin with a certificate of appreciation and a photo collage of their mural located in Teaneck’s Votee Park. Puffin Foundation Executive Director Gladys Miller-Rosenstein, PCF Director Andrew Lee, and PCF Asst. Director Melissa Lynam were present to accept the Read More

Introducing the Puffin Spotlight

February 23, 2021

A new monthly email with updates about the work The Puffin Foundation is doing. “In the many tributes that followed his death in 2020, it was frequently noted that Perry Rosenstein shunned the spotlight. He was, as the great journalist Jeremy Scahill described him, a “quiet giant” whose generous and impactful philanthropic Read More

Happy President’s Day

February 12, 2021

Happy President’s Day Weekend! 🇺🇸 The Puffin Cultural Forum & Puffin Foundation’s virtual offices are closed today. We’ll see you again on Tuesday Read More

My Brother’s Keeper Wins ALBA/Puffin Award for Human Rights Activism

February 5, 2021

“In a country that has privatized and monetized health care, their work both exposes the inequity of our current system and provides vital services. Puffin is proud to honor them for their work,” said Puffin Foundation President Neal Rosenstein The Abraham Lincoln Brigade Archives (ALBA) is pleased to announce that Read More

TIFF & Puffin Continue Indie Lens Pop-Up Film Series

January 5, 2021

Join us for our 2021 series of films presented this winter and spring through the continued partnership between TIFF, The Puffin Foundation Ltd., PBS, and Indie Lens Pop-Up, a neighborhood series that brings people together for film screenings and community-driven conversations. Featuring PBS Independent Lens documentaries, Indie Lens Pop-Up brings Read More

ICYMI : Puffin Presents Desmond Meade

January 5, 2021

Desmond Meade is the President of the Florida Rights Restoration Coalition, a grassroots, membership organization run by Returning Citizens (Formerly Convicted Persons) who are dedicated to ending disenfranchisement and discrimination against people with convictions. In 2018, Desmond Meade successfully led the effort to pass Florida Amendment 4, restoring voting rights to Read More

Puffin Holiday Hours

December 24, 2020

Our virtual offices will be closed beginning on December 25 and will reopen January 4th. Wishing you all happy holidays and a safe and happy new year! For Puffin Foundation grant applicants: Our mail will be on hold and all deliveries of grants via USPS, UPS, or FedEx will be Read More

A Year End Message from PCF Director Andrew Lee

December 24, 2020

Dear Puffin Friends, As we finally draw near to the end of this tumultuous year, I want to take this opportunity to thank you for your continued support. I was encouraged to see our audiences follow our concerts online on Facebook Live and Youtube, as well as our exhibitions on our website. Thank you for being Read More