New Foundation and Forum Websites Launch

March 12, 2020

We’re excited to announce that we’ve got a new look! Our sites officially launched today, March 12. Over the next week or so we’ll be working out any final bugs so please be patient as we make the site work flawlessly for you! If you happen to catch something we Read More

All Events Postponed

March 11, 2020

Dear Puffin Friends, In light of the developing COVID-19 outbreak and out of an abundance of caution, we have decided to cancel all events for the month of March. This includes the Teaneck Community Chorus on March 14th, Violinist Kersten Stevens on March 21st, Exhibition Opening for “Conversations 2020” on Read More

Puerto Rican Activism From NY To San Juan – And Beyond

February 14, 2020

Check out this Puffin-sponsored event at the Museum of the City of New York on February Read More

Foundation’s Partnership With PBS Independent Lens In The News

February 13, 2020

The Puffin Cultural Forum now premiers PBS Independent Lens documentaries. Jeremy Lentz, the Director of the Teaneck International Film Festival explains it all in this Read More

Three New Andrew Goodman Puffin Democracy Fellows Announced

February 6, 2020

These young activists will help educate their peers in this important election year. Press release here: Upper Saddle River, NJ (December 11, 2019)—The Andrew Goodman Foundation (AGF) is pleased to announce it has accepted three emerging civic leaders to the second cohort of Andrew Goodman Puffin Democracy Fellows. The 2020-2021 Read More

Puffin Supports The Campus Election Engagement Project

January 2, 2020

With the caucuses and primaries fast approaching check out the Campus Election Engagement Project’s guides to the Presidential primaries and caucuses. Puffin is proud to support their work to educate & engage students in the political process across the country. Visit their Read More

Open MIc Cancelled

December 12, 2019

Dear Friends, Tomorrow’s Open Mic event with Toney Jackson is cancelled due to emergency cleanup and repairs required in our facilities. The event will be rescheduled in the near future. Thank you for your continued support in our mission to engage in the arts, to educate the public, and to Read More

How the Labor Union Built New York

December 11, 2019

A great review that really deepens the reader’s understanding of the role organized labor has played in New York. Take a read about this Puffin Sponsored exhibit at the Museum of the City of New York. Peter Hopkins’s Riot at Union Square, 1947. (Courtesy of the Museum of the City Read More

Happy Thanksgiving from Puffin

November 26, 2019

The Puffin Foundation & Cultural Forum wish you and yours a very Happy Thanksgiving. We’re thankful for your continued supports of the arts and activism! Our offices will be closed for the weekend staring Thursday and reopening Read More

St. Petersburg Ensemble Cancelled

November 19, 2019

Dear Puffin Friends, we are sorry to announce that the St. Petersburg Men’s Ensemble will not be able to perform on Friday, December 6. Their visas were denied for unexplained reasons and their entire US Tour has been cancelled. Thank you for your continuing support of arts and Read More