Puffin Gallery on NYC Activism to Open at Musuem of the City of NY

April 25, 2012

First-of-Its-Kind Exhibition on Social Activism Opens; Explores New York City’s Dramatic 350-year History as a Focal Point of Social Activism Museum of the City of New York Inaugurates the Puffin Foundation Gallery with Activist New York Strike Pickets, 1910, Bain News Service photograph, Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Read More

Puffin-ALBA Award for Human Rights 2012

January 30, 2012

The Puffin Foundation and the Abraham Lincoln Brigade Archives (ALBA) Announce Second Award for Human Rights Activism Contact: Marina Garde 212-674-5398 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE • Para más información en español sobre el Premio ALBA/Puffin al Activismo en pro de los Derechos Humanos de este año, pinche aquí. New York Read More

Puffin donation helps Teaneck restart literacy program

January 4, 2012

“A $120,000 donation from the Puffin Foundation will allow the school district to reinstate a summer literacy and math program that was eliminated this year because of budget cuts, officials said. ‘I think it might be one of the largest donations – without a grant attached to it – that Read More

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Kushner to Donate $100,000 Puffin Nation Prize to CUNY Students

December 15, 2011

Nation Institute Tony Kushner Makes the News Posted by Jayati Vora, December 7, 2011 to the Nation Institute Blog JOHN MUNSON Neal Rosenstein (left), of the Puffin Foundation, presents the Puffin/Nation Prize for Creative Citizenship to Tony Kushner (right) at The Nation Institute’s annual dinner gala, December 5, 2011 It’s Read More

Tony Kushner Puffin/Nation 2011 Creative Citizen Award Winner donates $100,000 prize

December 13, 2011

“American playwright Tony Kushner has donated $100,000 in prize money to the university whose board originally blocked a decision to award him an honorary degree earlier this year. In May, John Jay College, part of the City University of New York (CUNY), was initially prevented from honouring Kushner following criticism Read More

2011 Tony Kushner

Winner of the 2011 Puffin Prize for Creative Citizenship (formerly the Puffin/Nation Prize for Creative Citizenship). Tony Kushner Announced as Winner of the 2011 Puffin/Nation Prize for Creative Citizenship November 28, 2011 (New York, NY): The Nation Institute announced today that playwright, screenwriter, and activist Tony Kushner will receive the Read More


2011 Baltasar Garzón

Abraham Lincoln Brigade Archives (ALBA) and the Puffin Foundation Announce Major New Human Rights Award Internationally Famed Judge Baltasar Garzón Named First Recipient “Today, the whole world is watching as the people of nation after nation struggle to obtain their freedom from oppressive regimes. Could there be a more appropriate Read More

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2011 Honoree Tony Kushner

November 29, 2011

The Puffin Foundation is pleased to announce the winner of the 2011 Puffin Nation Award for Creative Citizenship, Tony Kushner. ******************************************************************** UPDATE:  Nation Institute Tony Kushner Makes the News Posted by Jayati Vora, December 7, 2011 to the Nation Institute Blog Photo: John Munson Neal Rosenstein (left), of the Puffin Read More

Peace Pole Ceremony at Puffin Foundation: Event Photos

November 29, 2011

This ceremony took place Wednesday November 9th at the Puffin Foundation. We have sought to have our voice for peace heard. A world without war is a universal desire by untold millions of people. We have erected a “Peace Pole” on The Puffin Foundation Ltd. property located at 20 Puffin Read More

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Letter to the Puffin Foundation from Superintendent Barbara Pinsak

August 31, 2011

A letter to the Puffin Foundation Ltd., from Barbara Pinsak Superintendent of Schools and Teaneck Board of Education August 31, 2011: “Thank you for your generous gift of $6,500 from the Puffin Foundation for computers for the video documentary classes at the middle schools. Thanks to your support of the Read More