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Welcoming Our New Volunteer

August 1, 2022

A note from Puffin Executive Director Gladys Miller-Rosenstein Dave Chalek and Shari Cruz have offered their time and efforts to volunteer both for the Teaneck Creek Conservancy and the Puffin Foundation. They have pulled weeds from our new garden at the Outdoor Classroom. Additionally they’ve replanted a native Dogwood tree Read More

2023 ALBA/Puffin Human Rights Award: Call for Applications

July 27, 2022

The ALBA/Puffin Human Rights Award is an annual prize of $100,000 presented by the Abraham Lincoln Brigade Archives and the Puffin Foundation. It is dedicated to the activist tradition of the U.S. volunteers who joined the International Brigades to fight in the Spanish Civil War to stem the rise of Read More

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Who Would You Nominate for the Puffin Prize?

July 15, 2022

Type Media Center and The Puffin Foundation are seeking nominiations for the 2022 Puffin Prize for Creative Citizenship. Visit the link below nominate an individual or organization that challenges the status quo through courageous, distinctive, and socially responsible work. The deadline to submit is September 12, 2022. Past winners include Read More

Happy Fourth of July!

July 4, 2022

Puffin wishes you a happy and safe holiday weekend! We’re closed today but will resume normal hours tomorrow. Read More

Teaneck Community Chorus Spring Concert

June 6, 2022

The Puffin Foundation and Cultural Forum are proud longtime supporters of the Teaneck Community Read More

POWER HUNGRY: Women of the Black Panther Party and Freedom Summer and Their Fight to Feed a Movement

June 1, 2022

The Puffin Interview Series With Dr. Joe Chuman continues this Sunday with Dr. Suzanne Cope, author of “Power Hungry.” POWER HUNGRY: Women of the Black Panther Party and Freedom Summer and Their Fight to Feed a Movement is the true story of two unsung women who used food as a weapon for social and political change in the Black Freedom Movement: Read More

The Puffin Spotlight: Issue 12

May 12, 2022

The Clara Lemlich and ALBA/Puffin Awards of 2022; Abortion Rights We’re taking a quick break from reading grant proposals to highlight two Puffin-supported awards that recognize achievements in human rights and progressive activism. We hope that the work of the honorees will be as inspirational to you as it is Read More

You’re Invited to the 12th Annual Clara Lemlich Awards

May 9, 2022

In need of inspiration? Tune into the 2022 Clara Lemlich awards as five remarkable lifelong activist women are honored for their decades of dedication to progressive causes. Thursday, May 12th, from 6:00pm – 6:30pm EDT, via Zoom. Puffin supports these awards both directly as well as via the Puffin Gallery Read More

Join ALBA’s Online Gala for the ALBA/Puffin Human Rights Award

April 29, 2022

The Abraham Lincoln Brigade Archives will be hosting an exciting live online gala on April 30th, that will feature musical performances, live speakers, and exciting presentations. The event will include an award ceremony honoring our 2022 ALBA/Puffin Human rights award recipient Life After Hate. The free event will be broadcast live Read More

OptOut App Launches Today

March 14, 2022

Today marks the launch of OptOut, a new app and newsletter offering a curated selection of thoughtful, independent, and progressive news and opinion. With much of corporate media unwilling or unable to take a deep dive with their coverage, OptOut offers readers and listeners a serious (and easy to use) resource Read More

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