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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

Ari Berman/MotherJones Reports on Voter Suppression Leaked Video

May 14, 2021

Who’s behind the push to restrict voting across the U.S.? Ari Berman‘s must-read piece pulls back the curtain on the legal and financial muscle behind many of these efforts. Puffin is proud to support the investigative journalism of Mother Jones and has been a long-time supporter of the country’s preeminent Read More

How to Stream PCF Events

May 13, 2021

All events are in Eastern Time. Facebook Live You can watch our events on Facebook Live with or without a Facebook account. However, you can only RSVP on Facebook with an account. To RSVP on Facebook visit our event listing here. You will receive a notification when we go live. To watch Read More

The 2021 Clara Lemlich Awards

April 21, 2021

If you missed it you can watch the 2021 award recording from May 10th below! A project of Labor Arts, the Clara Lemlich Awards for Social Activism recognize living legends, women no younger than 80 who have made tremendous contributions through their social, cultural, and political activism. Puffin salutes these remarkable Read More

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