Visit “Once She Dries,” a Jersey City based Puffin Grantee

March 27, 2023

Once She Dries is an installation-performance about coral reefs and climate change, created by Jersey City artists Nancy Cohen and Meagan Woods, in collaboration with SMUSH gallery. The show follows the journey of Coral as she navigates an unstable climate, which threatens to dry her reef and endanger the world Read More

Tickets on Sale now for 2022 Puffin Prize Celebration

March 21, 2023

On May 1st, Type Media Center and The Puffin Foundation will honor Heather Booth with the prestigious Puffin Prize for Creative Citizenship for her lifelong activism and organizing for progressive causes.  The night will feature a cocktail reception with heavy hors d’oeuvres, small plates, and a chance to reconnect with a community of writers, activists, Read More

2022 Heather Booth

Please Save the Date for Type Media Center‘s Annual Celebration on Monday, May 1st. We hope that you will join us at the Museum of the City of New York for what will be our first in-person event since 2019! This year’s celebration will recognize Heather Booth,the 2022 recipient of the prestigious Puffin Prize for Creative Citizenship. We Read More

“If you want your life to get better, you’ve got to fight for it!” -Ruby Duncan

March 1, 2023

After losing her job as a hotel worker in Las Vegas, Ruby Duncan joined a welfare rights group of mothers who defied notions of the “welfare queen.” In a fight for guaranteed income, Ruby and other equality activists took on the Nevada mob in organizing a massive protest that shut down Caesars Read More

“The Art of Faith Ringgold” Opening at Puffin Feb. 26th

February 8, 2023

On February 26th at 4:00pm the Puffin Cultural Forum will be presenting an exhibition of printed works and textiles by renowned Englewood-based artist Faith Ringgold. This show is in collaboration with Gallery Bergen’s upcoming show Faith Ringgold: Coming to Jones Road.  Opening will feature a musical performance from Nioka Workman of the Firey Stirng Sistas and poetry Read More

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The Abraham Lincoln Brigade Archives & The Puffin Foundation announce the 2023 Alba/Puffin Award Winner

January 27, 2023

Fifty years after Roe v. Wade, the Abraham Lincoln Brigade Archives (ALBA) announces that the 2023 ALBA/Puffin Award for Human Rights Activism will go to Indigenous Women Rising (IWR). One of the largest monetary awards for human rights in the world, the ALBA/Puffin Award is a $100,000 cash prize granted Read More

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2023 Indigenous Women Rising

Fifty years after Roe v. Wade, the Abraham Lincoln Brigade Archives (ALBA) announces that the 2023 ALBA/Puffin Award for Human Rights Activism will go to Indigenous Women Rising (IWR). Following the assault against reproductive rights after Dobbs v. Jackson, ALBA and The Puffin Foundation renewed their commitment to reproductive justice, Read More

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Remembering Victor Navasky (1932–2023)

January 27, 2023

The Puffin Foundation deeply mourns the passing of Victor Navasky. Our collaborations with Victor date back more than 20 years when Puffin jointly began the Puffin/Nation Prize for Creative Citizenship (now called The Puffin Prize for Creative Citizenship) with The Nation Magazine where he was both Editor and Publisher. Our current Read More

16 people of various ethnicities from children to young adult are shown gathered and smiling for a photo indoors, wearing summer clothing.

The Leadership Retreat with Jewtina y Co – “Darchei Tzedek / Caminos a la Justicia!”

January 26, 2023

Uri L’Tzedek launched a new program in 2022 which trained Jews of Color to be leaders in their communities on behalf of immigrants and refugees, drawing upon their own immigration stories and their cultural heritage to forge new connections and engage their neighbors in the fight for immigration justice. Puffin Read More

A mother and son speak with a Dr. at the clinic.

Community Care of West Virginia

January 26, 2023

Community Care of West Virginia was given a grant to ameliorate health care disparity in Clay County, West Virginia through direct provision of food and via assistance with transportation to a health care facility. Photo credit: Read More

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