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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

The top part of an old building with ornate carvings is shown, with a banner hanging from it that reads "Refugees Welcome."

Network of New Neighbors

January 26, 2023

Network of New Neighbors was given a grant to directly support immigrants and refugees from the Southern border being cared for by the community of Ascension Church on the Upper West Side of Manhattan. “These families have many urgent needs. We are honored to put your resources to work in Read More

A group of Black men of various ages working in the Kelly Street Garden

Kelly Street Garden

January 26, 2023

Kelly Street Garden nourishes the minds, bodies, and spirits of community members in the South Bronx. Puffin funding helped support their rich programming that includes food cultivation and distribution and youth training programs as well as a wide range of workshops and cultural offerings. Photo credit: Read More

Text in Spanish, English, and Arabic that says "No matter who you are or where you're from we're glad you're our neighbor"

One Human Family

January 26, 2023

Puffins’s contribution to One Human Family, in Quad Cities, Iowa, went toward the Coalition for a More Just Iowa, which works to support human rights and embrace diversity though education and advocacy. Photo credit: Read More

A collage of different immigrants from various countries.

Northern New Jersey Sanctuary Coalition

January 26, 2023

Northern New Jersey Sanctuary Coalition is made up of individuals, organizations, and institutions in the Northern New Jersey area who provide direct support to asylum seekers and refugees who have traveled from many different countries, as individuals or with family members. Unprecendented need, along with increased financial support, led to Read More

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21 Film Series + Indie Lens Pop-Up

January 24, 2023

The Teaneck International Film Festival and Puffin are happy to announce a partnership with NJ-PBS in the Indie Lens Pop-Up series. We’re adding three short films (one each to be included) for each of the three upcoming Indie Lens screenings.  The shorts are part of the “21 film series.”  The 21 Read More

Indie Lens Pop-Up 2023 Tickets On Sale Now

January 5, 2023

Our 2023 series of films are presented this winter and spring through the continued partnership between Teaneck International Film Festival, The Puffin Foundation Ltd., PBS, and Indie Lens Pop-Up, a neighborhood series that brings people together for film screenings and community-driven conversations. Film screenings are free but registration is required. Love in Read More

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