Theatre Marquee displaying Teaneck International Film Festival

Teaneck International Film Festival

December 5, 2009

The Teaneck International Film Festival currently draws over 3,000 filmgoers each year. Films and talkbacks illustrate what TIFF is about – making uncomfortable topics part of everyday conversation by addressing racism, oppression, the environment, the LGBTQIA community, women’s rights, immigration — stories of people whose stories are not often heard. With the theme, Activism: Making Change, the festival is an excellent starting Read More

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University of Washington Human Rights Initiatives

The Puffin Foundation is proud to announce its continued support of two important Human Rights initiatives at the University of Washington. Foundation support has enabled famed Judge Baltasar Garzon to work with university students, guiding them in their studies to uncover grave injustices in Latin America. Foundation funding also supports Read More

Peace Pole Ceremony at Puffin Foundation

December 2, 2009

Event Photos 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 Read More

Super Strides

December 2, 2009

Puffin “Super Strides” after-school programs are offered at a minimum fee thanks to the generosity of the Puffin Foundation. The Puffin is providing a grant to the Teaneck Community Education Center to bring to the school children of Teaneck: cultural and educational programs that will enrich the present school curriculum; Read More

Pete Seeger’s 100th Anniversary Weekend

December 2, 2009

May 3-5, 2019 Join us for a weekend of concerts and celebrations to commemorate the 100th anniversary of Pete Seeger’s birth and to recognize Toshi Seeger’s life and legacy. Ribbon Cutting photo by Anne Marie Caruso/ Friday May 3, 8:00pmGuy Davis – Pete’s 100th Anniversary WeekendGuy Davis needs no Read More

Through Others’ Eyes

Through Other’s Eyes is a dialogue facilitation project that speaks directly to the need for open channels of communication between Israeli Arab and Jewish youth. Using photography as a medium for group- and self-expression, the program provides a forum for participants to explore and create a collective identity. This project Read More

Teaneck Public Library

December 2, 2009

The Puffin Foundation made a grant to the Teaneck Public Library to preserve four murals in the reference library. The murals were painted during the Great Depression in the United States in the years 1936-1939. The dedication plaque of the refurbished murals will read as follows: The Teaneck Public Library’s Read More

Puffin Foundation


The Foundation is proud to have been a major sponsor for the Documentary, AT HOME IN UTOPIA (formerly LIVING IN THE COOPS) The Story A home of one’s own: that’s the American dream. But what happens when the dreamers are immigrants, factory workers, and Communists? In the mid-1920s, thousands of Read More

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Sculpture Garden

December 2, 2009

We are proud to see the growth and recognition that the Puffin Foundation Sculpture Garden has received in the six years of its existence. In a world presently wrought with wars and natural disasters, our gardens offer a peaceful escape for reflection and contemplation. In addition to yearly special exhibits, Read More

2009 Jim Hightower

Winner of the Puffin Prize for Creative Citizenship (formerly the Puffin/Nation Prize for Creative Citizenship). An advocate for everyday people whose voices are seldom heard in Washington and on Wall Street, Jim Hightower believes that “politics isn’t about left versus right; it’s about top versus bottom.” He broadcasts daily radio Read More