2014 Frances Fox Piven

Frances Fox Piven, Distinguished Professor of Political Science and Sociology at The Graduate Center, CUNY, received the annual $100,000 Puffin/Nation Prize for Creative Citizenship on Monday, December 8, 2014, at Type Media Center’s (fka The Nation Institute) Annual Gala Dinner in New York City. The Puffin Foundation and The Nation Read More

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Food Drive at Puffin

December 2, 2014

Throughout the month of December we are collecting any unopened cans, boxes, non-perishables, and toiletries for Helping Hands Food Pantry in Teaneck. Bring donations with you to any of our weekend events and drop them off on our collection Read More

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Take Extinction Off Your Plate

November 5, 2014

The planet and its wildlife need us to reduce our meat consumption. From Meat production is one of the main drivers of environmental degradation globally, and the crisis is rapidly growing worse. Production of beef, poultry, pork and other meats tripled between 1980 and 2010 and will likely double Read More

The Garage Theatre Group presents “Enron”

October 31, 2014

“Enron” by Lucy Prebble October 23- November 9 at the Becton Hall Theatre 960 River Rd. on the FDU Campus Read More

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Voter Registration Forms Available at Puffin

September 24, 2014

There’s still time to register to vote for this year’s important elections. Click on the links below to download a registration form or drop by the Puffin Foundation’s office to pick one up in person. Just remember that the form has to be received by (or hand delivered to) the Read More

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Join us for the People’s Climate March in NYC this Sunday!

September 18, 2014 In September, world leaders are coming to New York City for a UN summit on the climate crisis. UN Secretary­ General Ban Ki-­moon is urging governments to support an ambitious global agreement to dramatically reduce global warming pollution. With our future on the line and the whole world watching, Read More

Calling All Artisans, Wood Workers, and Craftsmen to Recycle and Reuse the Teaneck Red Oak Tree

September 16, 2014

Tuesday, October 7th & Thursday, October 9th, 2014 Between the hours of 2:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. The Department of Parks, in partnership with the Puffin Foundation, wishes to find a second life for the celebrated Teaneck Red Oak tree announcing an “All-Call” to artisans, wood workers, and craftsmen to Read More

Puffin Cultural Forum presents “Honoring Pete Seeger”

September 16, 2014

During the summer of 2014 thousands of people came together in various locations to honor the lives of music activists and the work of Pete & Toshi Seeger. The Puffin Cultural Forum is proud to continue honoring the outstanding couple through the months of September and October with “Honoring Pete Read More

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Puffin is proud to sponsor: Stokely Carmichael’s Journey: From the Bronx to Freedom Summer, at MCNY

July 21, 2014

Tuesday, August 12 at 6:30 pm Museum of the City of New York Fifty years ago, civil rights activists from across the country came together in Mississippi to fight entrenched racism and voter repression. To mark the anniversary of 1964’s Freedom Summer, we examine one of its key players, Civil Read More

Puffin Foundation and Givat Haviva Educational Foundation Meet

July 15, 2014

The senseless violence in the Middle East has reaffirmed our commitment to help end the violence and work for a permanent Peace in the Middle East. For many years we at the Puffin have sought to strengthen the Peace forces in Israel and Palestine by inviting Arab Israelis and Jewish Read More