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Trump’s Labor Secretary Is a Wrecking Ball Aimed at Workers

October 19, 2020

As Election Day looms, Eugene Scalia, a cunning lawyer committed to dismantling regulation, is weakening one employee protection after another. Eyal Press, a Puffin Foundation Writing Fellow at the Type Media Center, investigates in The New Yorker:  Trump’s Labor Secretary Is a Wrecking Ball Aimed at Read More

Puffin Foundation 2020 & 2021 Grant Updates

September 24, 2020

Important Information about Puffin’s 2021 Artist Grant Cycle Due to the Corona Virus we are only considering new proposals in Video/Film and arts-related Environmental projects for 2021. “New” applicants in other disciplines will not be considered. The primary focus of your proposal must be video/film. For example, please do not Read More

One Week Left to Complete Your 2020 Census!

September 23, 2020

It’s not too late! Fill out your 2020 Census online at 2020census.gov. Don’t miss this once-in-a-decade chance to impact your community! The 2020 Census takes just a few moments to complete. The U.S. Census Bureau keeps your answers safe and Read More

National Voter Registration Day: Are You Registered to Vote?

September 22, 2020

The Puffin Foundation and Cultural Forum support your right to vote! Check your registration status at iwillvote.com. Tell your friends and family to check theirs too! Deadline to register is October 13 (in NJ). The 2020 U.S. Presidential election is on Tuesday, November 3. Why Check Your Voter Status? • Read More

Puffin is Proud to be a Supporter of Central Park’s Historic Women’s Rights Pioneers Monument

September 15, 2020

Planning a visit to New York City’s Central Park?  Make sure to take in the park’s newest monument depicting Women’s Rights Pioneers Sojourner Truth, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, and Susan B. Anthony.  The statue was recently unveiled on the 100th anniversary of the ratification on the 19th amendment which granted women throughout the Read More

Follow PCF on Social Media!

September 10, 2020

Join us on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and YouTube. Bookmark our Facebook page so you don’t miss any of our upcoming Facebook Live events- no Facebook account needed to watch. Preview our feeds below – we look forward to connecting with you! Facebook Instagram Read More

ICYMI: Lil’ Rev & Sarah Seidman

August 24, 2020

Last Wednesday we had a musical sing and play along led by ukulele folk musician Lil’ Rev. You can still join in the performance or just enjoy as a listener to the Lil Rev as he performs Americana folk songs, spirituals, Jewish songs of peace, Songs of Tolerance, Hope, Faith, Civil Read More

ICYMI: Kristal Brent Zook Virtual Lecture

August 3, 2020

On Friday 7/31 we has an informative lecture by Dr. Zook, an award-winning journalist and professor at Hofstra University, takes a hard look at the facts and significance of the deaths of Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, George Floyd and others, as well as the resulting impact on society at large. Read More

ICYMI: Last Week on Facebook Live

July 28, 2020

This past week we had two fantastic events streamed on Facebook. Wednesday 7/22 was Poetry for Justice Hosted by Toney Jackson. Friday 7/24 was Sarah Seidman’s lecture on the History of Environmental Activism in NYC. View Poetry for Justice here: https://www.facebook.com/PuffinCulturalForum/videos/286839589067621/ Sarah Seidman on Environmental Read More

Grantee Focus: The Movement For Black Lives

July 22, 2020

As the US continues to grapple with its legacy of racial injustice, The Puffin Foundation is sharing some of the remarkable work and the visionary leaders we’ve funded in support of the Movement for the Black Lives. We’ve also included a list of some anti-racist resources that relate the Foundation’s areas Read More