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Introducing the Puffin Interview Series with Dr. Joe Chuman

September 14, 2021

The Puffin Cultural Forum is proud to present our “Puffin Interview Series with Dr. Joe Chuman.” On the first Sunday of every month Dr. Chuman will delve into and explore the work of renowned authors through meaningful dialogue in an intimate interview format. There will be an opportunity for audiences Read More

Join us on YouTube

September 7, 2021

We’re saying goodbye to Summer and hello to Fall! Join us as we make our transition to YouTube for live events. Following us on YouTube is easy if you have a Google account. • Click the Subscribe button on our channel • Ring notification bell so you’ll be notified when we post Read More

Labor Day Weekend Hours

September 4, 2021

The Puffin Foundation & Cultural Forum virtual offices are closed Monday, September 6. We will resume normal hours on Tuesday. Have a great Read More

The Puffin Spotlight: Summer 2021

August 12, 2021

Issue 06: Music Summertiiime, and the living is…hot. The effects of a rapidly warming climate have never been more obvious than they have been this summer. Perhaps this special summertime issue of the Spotlight will provide a bit of soothing respite, as we highlight some of our favorite musical grantees Read More

Remembering Robert Moses

July 27, 2021

On July 25th, we sadly lost an extraordinary human being. Bob Parris Moses was a humble, soft-spoken activist who fought relentlessly for civil rights. He registered Black voters in Mississippi  in the 1960s and founded the Algebra Project, teaching higher math to Black students as a means to equalize society. Read More

Happy Independence Day Weekend!

July 2, 2021

The Puffin Foundation & Cultural Forum’s offices will closed on Monday, July 5th. We’ll resume normal hours again on Tuesday. Wishing you all a fun & safe 4th of July Read More

The Puffin Spotlight: June 2021

June 24, 2021

Issue 04: The Movement for Black Lives For Black Americans, the tradition of commemorating and celebrating Juneteenth dates back to 1866, but for many others, the holiday marking the end of chattel slavery in the US remained relatively unknown until recently. In this issue, in honor of Juneteenth and its recognition as Read More

The Andrew Goodman Foundation presents Rise Up Weekend

June 18, 2021

The 2020 election saw significant increases in the Youth Vote. But attacks on voter participation have dramatically increased, with youth and voters of color a frequent target. Find out more about what one Puffin Grantee is doing about it. We’re proud co-sponsors of the Andrew Goodman Foundation’s National Civic Leadership Read More

The Puffin Spotlight: May 2021

May 31, 2021

Issue 04: Human Rights ALBA/Puffin Human Rights Project In 2011, Perry Rosenstein, Founder and President of The Puffin Foundation, began a major new initiative in partnership with The Abraham Lincoln Brigade Archives, the ALBA/Puffin Human Rights Project (HRP). The award honors the International Brigades and all those who fought against fascism during the Read More

Memorial Day Weekend Hours

May 28, 2021

Happy Memorial Day! We hope you have a fun and safe weekend. Puffin’s virtual offices will be closed Monday, May 31. We will resume normal hours on Tuesday. If you are looking for something to do this weekend tune into our Open Mic tomorrow at 12pm. Learn how to stream Read More