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Puffin Offices Closed 3/7/18

March 6, 2018

Due to the incoming storm the offices of the Puffin Foundation and Cultural Forum will be closed today. Please stay safe and Read More

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The Coalition of Immokalee Workers will receive the 2018 ALBA/Puffin Award for Human Rights Activism!

February 16, 2018

Founded in 1993 by a small group of workers who had been meeting in a church, the Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW) fought to improve the lives of tomato pickers in Southern Florida. After years of organizing in Immokalee, in 2001, the CIW launched the first ever boycott of a Read More

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Puffin Cultural Forum: CALL FOR ART

February 14, 2018

Our upcoming show aims to discuss gender, vulnerability, and unbalanced power dynamics – topics that are at the forefront of our political and personal consciousness. Artists are invited to submit work that reflects on the impact of inequality, power imbalances, and oppressive rhetoric on the negotiations that happen in our Read More

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Puffin Fellows Program launched by the Andrew Goodman Foundation.

January 24, 2018

The Andrew Goodman Foundation (AGF) is proud to announce the launch of the Puffin Fellows program, a multi-year fellowship designed to expand political equity for People through policy change and grassroots organizing. The program, which is made possible by funding from The Puffin Foundation, a New Jersey-based nonprofit that supports Read More

An exhibition exploring Martin Luther King Jr.’s connection to NYC opens this weekend

January 16, 2018

Visit the Museum of the City of New York Full Article on Timeout.com photo courtesy of Museum of the City of New York “These photographs illuminate aspects of Martin Luther King Jr. that are less often explored, like his linking of racism with poverty and war,” says Puffin Foundation Curator Read More

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Puffin Foundation Curator of Social Activism at the Museum of the City of New York talking about new exhibition “King in NY”

January 12, 2018

Check out Sarah Seidman, the Puffin Foundation Curator of Social Activism at the Museum of the City of New York talking about “King in NY”. A new exhibition exploring King’s dynamic legacy here in the City. Read More

Colin Kaepernick is the winner of the 2017 Puffin/Nation Prize for Creative Citizenship

December 5, 2017

During last year’s NFL pre-season, then-San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick began refusing to stand for the playing of the national anthem in protest of racism and police violence. “I am not going to stand up to show pride in a flag for a country that oppresses black people and Read More

Major New Work Arriving Soon at the Puffin Sculpture Garden

November 17, 2017

Recent visitors to Puffin have been asking about the excavation site in the Puffin Sculpture Garden. We are pleased to announce that a new sculpture honoring the extraordinary life of activist-folk singer Pete Seeger will soon arrive. This major work, commissioned by the Puffin Foundation has been created by renowned Read More

Journalist Juan Gonzalez Speaks at Puffin Educational Forum

October 18, 2017

Journalist Juan Gonzalez spoke at our lunchtime lecture series The Puffin Educational Forum. His topic of discussion was “Reclaiming Gotham: Bill de Blasio and the Movement to End America’s Tale of Two Cities.” Juan is an American progressive broadcast journalist and investigative reporter. He was also a columnist for the Read More

Puffin is Proud to Sponsor Programs at the Museum of the City of New York

October 5, 2017

Attention Educators! Puffin is proud to sponsor the following programs at the Museum of the City of New Read More

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