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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

Holiday Weekend Hours

January 14, 2022

The offices of the Puffin Foundation and Cultural Forum will be closed on Monday 1/17. If you’re looking for ways to honor Dr. King this weekend you could participate in MLK Day of Service, support The King Center, or support another local non profit. Have a great Read More

How to Build a Fire: A Storytelling Series

January 7, 2022

The Puffin Cultural Forum is proud to present How to Build a Fire (HTBAF) a co-sponsored event between Open Source and The Puffin Foundation. Created over seven years ago, How to Build a Fire is a community storytelling series where a diverse group of individuals share real-life, personal narratives centered Read More

2022 ALBA/Puffin Award for Human Rights Activism recognizes Life After Hate

January 6, 2022

Each year the ALBA/Puffin Award for Human Rights Activism recognizes champions whose work confronts and challenges the ongoing threats to the rights of all peoples. This year’s $100,000 prize celebrates Life after Hate, an organization created by former extremists to help people leave their violent, far right past to lead Read More

Puffin Holiday Hours

December 24, 2021

The offices of the Puffin Foundation and Cultural Forum will be closed from December 25th- January 2nd. We’ll see you again in the new year! For prospective grant applicants: You have until 12/31/21 to have your request for application postmarked. All application requests will be processed when we return from Read More

The Puffin Spotlight: November/December 2021

December 23, 2021

Issue 09 The Puffin Advisory Board (PAB) was envisioned by Perry Rosenstein as a sort of think tank, a group of trusted experts with a wide variety of backgrounds who would help expand the ideas of the Puffin Foundation, in particular with respect to the arts. One of the ways Read More

2022 Grant Deadline Extended

December 13, 2021

Requests for application forms must be received by December 31, 2021.Completed applications for the 2022 cycle will be accepted via our new online portal until January 21, 2022. Applications received after this date will not be reviewed. To request an application download and mail this form to: The Puffin FoundationAttn: Read More

Thanksgiving Holiday Hours

November 24, 2021

The Puffin Foundation and Cultural Forum staff wish you and yours a happy and healthy Thanksgiving. Our offices will the closed tomorrow & Friday. Have a great Read More

The Puffin Spotlight: October 2021

October 29, 2021

Issue 08: Voting Rights While the myth of voter fraud and a “stolen” election continue to hold sway with a large segment of the American populace, the reality of voter disenfranchisement continues to threaten our democracy. The right to vote, and to have free and fair elections and access to Read More

Museum of the City of New York’s “Green Activist New York Fest”

October 15, 2021

Join the Museum of the City of New York for Green Activist New York Fest, a free, outdoor community event this Sunday, October 17, 11am – 3pm. MCNY, in partnership with The Waterfront Alliance, will showcase the work of NYC’s thriving climate activist scene and inspire New Yorkers of all Read More

Black Foot, Standing Bear, Big Eagle, Sioux. Three members of the Sioux tribe pose in Indian Village, 1898

Holiday Weekend Hours

October 8, 2021

In observance of Indigenous People’s Day the Puffin Foundation & Cultural Forum will be closed Monday, October 11th. Looking for info about/ways to support Indigenous people and cultures? Below are just a few of the resources available online: Ramapough Lenape Community Center (North NJ) Nanticoke Lenni-Lenape Tribal Nation (South NJ) Read More

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