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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. In These Read More

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The Puffin Foundation Welcomes a New Staff Member

November 20, 2020

The Puffin Foundation is delighted to announce that Ilene Richman has joined our staff as a program officer. Ilene has been working for The Puffin Foundation as a part-timer since 2017, primarily focused on proposal review. In her new position, the scope of her work is expanding to include the Read More

Teaneck International Film Festival Starts This Weekend

November 12, 2020

Activism: Making Change. That’s what TIFF is about. The Teaneck International Film Festival is here and this year it’s all virtual! Join TIFF November 12 – 25 for two weeks of unforgettable films and talkbacks from the most comfortable seat in the house. Just $5/film or $35/All Access Pass. For film descriptions Read More

Student Voting Surges Despite Efforts to Suppress It

November 2, 2020

Students are often the target of outright voter suppression across the US, and the pandemic has added additional challenges. The New York Times reports on the current landscape for student voters, quoting advocates from two groups that Puffin is proud to support: the Andrew Goodman Foundation and You Can Vote. Read More

Teaneck Black Lives Matter Mural

October 27, 2020

The Teaneck Black Lives Matter Mural Committee had a fantastic turnout of Teaneck youth and community members to join them in painting the first Teaneck Black Lives Matter mural.Puffin is honored to be a supporter of the Read More

Incredibly Close Elections

October 22, 2020

Puffin has been a longtime supporter of the Campus Election Engagement Project.  Check out and share their short video on close elections and the importance of Read More

Trump’s Labor Secretary Is a Wrecking Ball Aimed at Workers

October 19, 2020

As Election Day looms, Eugene Scalia, a cunning lawyer committed to dismantling regulation, is weakening one employee protection after another. Eyal Press, a Puffin Foundation Writing Fellow at the Type Media Center, investigates in The New Yorker:  Trump’s Labor Secretary Is a Wrecking Ball Aimed at Read More

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2020 & 2021 Grant Updates

September 24, 2020

Important Information about Puffin’s 2021 Artist Grant Cycle Due to the Corona Virus we are only considering new proposals in Video/Film and arts-related Environmental projects for 2021. “New” applicants in other disciplines will not be considered. The primary focus of your proposal must be video/film. For example, please do not Read More

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One Week Left to Complete Your 2020 Census

September 23, 2020

It’s not too late! Fill out your 2020 Census online at 2020census.gov. Don’t miss this once-in-a-decade chance to impact your community! The 2020 Census takes just a few moments to complete. The U.S. Census Bureau keeps your answers safe and Read More

National Voter Registration Day: Are You Registered to Vote?

September 22, 2020

The Puffin Foundation and Cultural Forum support your right to vote! Check your registration status at iwillvote.com. Tell your friends and family to check theirs too! Deadline to register is October 13 (in NJ). The 2020 U.S. Presidential election is on Tuesday, November 3. Why Check Your Voter Status? • Read More

Puffin is Proud to be a Supporter of Central Park’s Historic Women’s Rights Pioneers Monument

September 15, 2020

Planning a visit to New York City’s Central Park?  Make sure to take in the park’s newest monument depicting Women’s Rights Pioneers Sojourner Truth, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, and Susan B. Anthony.  The statue was recently unveiled on the 100th anniversary of the ratification on the 19th amendment which granted women throughout the Read More

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