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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

Type Media Center Shares Tribute to Perry Rosenstein

December 22, 2020

“A quiet giant.” That’s how Perry Rosenstein is described in this beautiful tribute video by Type Media Center. Perry’s philanthropy was largely behind the scenes, but has supported some of the most prominent progressive journalists and activists of our time. His commitment to equity and justice lives on in their Read More

In the Virtual Galley: Election, 2020

December 10, 2020

The PCF is proud to present our latest exhibition, Election, 2020. The Right to Vote is a fundamental right guaranteed by the US Constitution to every single American. It is a right that has been hard fought since its creation and challenged even to this day. In the aftermath of Read More

New Round of Puffin Advisory Board Community Response Grants

December 10, 2020

Puffin’s Advisory Board  has facilitated another round of Community Response Grants. We are proud to support the work of Kelly Street Garden, Mixteca, The League of Women Voters of Philadelphia, and One Human Family of the Quad Cities Area. Their efforts are addressing food insecurity, fighting racism, and helping to ensure a free and fair election Read More

Puffin & TYPE Announce the 2020 Puffin Prize Winner

December 3, 2020

Join The Puffin Foundation, John Legend, and Type Media Center virtually on December 16th as we award the Puffin Prize for Creative Citizenship to Desmond Meade. John Legend will lead an intimate conversation for the event with Mr. Meade. Desmond Meade is a formerly homeless returning citizen who overcame many obstacles to eventually become the Read More

Happy Thanksgiving

November 25, 2020

The Puffin Foundation and Cultural Forum wish you and yours a happy, healthy, and safe Thanksgiving this year! Our virtual offices will be closed Wednesday afternoon through Friday. We will be back on Monday, Read More

Teaneck International Film Festival Starts This Weekend

November 12, 2020

Activism: Making Change. That’s what TIFF is about. The Teaneck International Film Festival is here and this year it’s all virtual! Join TIFF November 12 – 25 for two weeks of unforgettable films and talkbacks from the most comfortable seat in the house. Just $5/film or $35/All Access Pass. For film descriptions Read More