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Sharing Tributes to Perry

April 6, 2020

To celebrate Perry’s life and legacy we invite you to share your memories, stories, and reflections on this Facebook page, and to enjoy those shared by others. Perry Rosenstein: A Life and Times Memorial. We’d also like to share some of the other warm words and tribute’s we’ve received. A tribute Read More

Introducing The Puffin Interview Series With Dr. Joe Chuman

September 14, 2021

The Puffin Cultural Forum is proud to present our “Puffin Interview Series with Dr. Joe Chuman.” On the first Sunday of every month Dr. Chuman will delve into and explore the work of renowned authors through meaningful dialogue in an intimate interview format. There will be an opportunity for audiences to Read More

Labor Day Weekend Hours

September 4, 2021

The Puffin Foundation & Cultural Forum virtual offices are closed Monday, September 6. We will resume normal hours on Tuesday. Have a great Read More

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The senator, the sculptor, and the tree- NJ Globe Article

August 30, 2021

Not even the dogged persistence of Perry Rosenstein or Irving Weinberg could save the centuries-old Teaneck Oak when it became a public safety hazard. But the tree lives on, through artwork and friendship, even after its Read More

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Grant Updates

August 23, 2021

Update 9/16/21: What disciplines are you accepting funding proposals for in 2022? We will be accepting new proposals in the Fine Arts, Music, and Photography for our 2022 grant cycle. Applications in other disciplines will not be considered.  Please note that the *primary* focus of your proposal must be one Read More

NY Times Opinion | America Runs on ‘Dirty Work’

August 17, 2021

In a discomfiting NY Times essay adapted from his forthcoming book, Eyal Press (a Puffin Writing Fellow at Type Media)  asks Americans to reckon with our “dirty work.” Those of us with privilege, he argues, have shifted our most troubling labor onto the most marginalized people, but still bear responsibility for the violence Read More

The Puffin Spotlight: Summer 2021

August 12, 2021

Issue 06: Music Summertiiime, and the living is…hot. The effects of a rapidly warming climate have never been more obvious than they have been this summer. Perhaps this special summertime issue of the Spotlight will provide a bit of soothing respite, as we highlight some of our favorite musical grantees Read More

Remembering Robert Moses

July 27, 2021

On July 25th, we sadly lost an extraordinary human being. Bob Parris Moses was a humble, soft-spoken activist who fought relentlessly for civil rights. He registered Black voters in Mississippi  in the 1960s and founded the Algebra Project, teaching higher math to Black students as a means to equalize society. Read More

Happy Independence Day Weekend!

July 2, 2021

The Puffin Foundation & Cultural Forum’s offices will closed on Monday, July 5th. We’ll resume normal hours again on Tuesday. Wishing you all a fun & safe 4th of July Read More

The Puffin Spotlight: June 2021

June 24, 2021

Issue 05: The Movement for Black Lives For Black Americans, the tradition of commemorating and celebrating Juneteenth dates back to 1866, but for many others, the holiday marking the end of chattel slavery in the US remained relatively unknown until recently. In this issue, in honor of Juneteenth and its recognition as Read More

The Andrew Goodman Foundation presents Rise Up Weekend

June 18, 2021

The 2020 election saw significant increases in the Youth Vote. But attacks on voter participation have dramatically increased, with youth and voters of color a frequent target. Find out more about what one Puffin Grantee is doing about it. We’re proud co-sponsors of the Andrew Goodman Foundation’s National Civic Leadership Read More

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