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Puffin Foundation Curator for Social Activism on WNYC today

July 25, 2018

Puffin Foundation curator for Social Activism (at Museum of the City of New York​) Sarah Seidman and curator/author Steve Jaffe will be on Midday on WNYC​ at about 1:25pm this afternoon. They will discuss activism in NYC including the Activist NY exhibition and book. Tune in! Activist NY: https://www.mcny.org/exhibition/activist-new-york WNYC: Read More

PBS airs documentary ‘Refugee Kids’ June 16, a film supported by The Puffin Foundation

June 5, 2018

Refugee kids have been in the news a lot recently. Tune in to PBS to check out this short documentary supported by The Puffin Foundation that follows students at a New York City summer program for children seeking asylum from the world’s most volatile conflicts. Mark your calendars! Refugee Kids Read More

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Activst NY…The Book!

May 22, 2018

New York City’s activists have led the way in enacting meaningful change at the city, state, national and even international level. The Puffin Foundation is proud to have commissioned an extraordinary new book chronicling the city’s activist history. Written by noted scholar Steve Jaffe with a forward by acclaimed historian Read More

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Puffin is proud to have commissioned this new work on the history of social activism in New York City

May 22, 2018

New York, the Global Capital of Protest Suffragists in New York City promoting a voting rights conference.CreditBettmann, via Getty Images By Sam Roberts May 16, 2018 The aphorism “You can’t fight City Hall” was refuted in New York as far back as the mid-17th century after William Kieft, the new Read More

Clara Lemlich Awards at the Puffin Gallery for Social Activism

May 1, 2018

The Puffin Foundation is proud to sponsor this year’s Clara Lemlich Awards at the Puffin Gallery for Social Activism at the Museum of the City of New York. “I’ve Got Something to Say” – The Lemlich Awards – will celebrate five amazing women (bios below) who qualify as unsung heroines Read More

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Puffin/Nation 2017 Awardee Colin Kaepernick Honored by Amnesty International

April 24, 2018

Colin Kaepernick, the former N.F.L. quarterback whose kneeling protest of racial injustice spurred a sports movement but may have cost him his job, was awarded Amnesty International’s Ambassador for Conscience Award on Saturday. “Radicalized oppression and dehumanization is woven into the very fabric of our nation– the effects of which Read More

Pete Seeger Statue Unveiling Weekend 5/4-5/6

April 23, 2018

The public is invited to a weekend of festivities honoring Pete Seeger and the unveiling of the Puffin Foundation’s statue honoring his life and work by renowned sculptor Gary Sussman. Photos and Video of the opening by NorthJersey.com here: https://www.northjersey.com/videos/news/bergen/teaneck/2018/05/05/pete-seeger-gets-his-own-statue-teaneck-puffin-center/583940002/ Friday, May 4 20187:00pm Film: Pete Seeger: The Power of Read More

ALBA will honor the Coalition of Immokalee Workers for its innovative organizing and profound impact on the lives of farmworkers

April 9, 2018

Representatives of the Coalition of Immokalee Workers, Puffin and ALBA at the award ceremony. On May 12, 2018, the Abraham Lincoln Brigade Archives (ALBA) will present the ALBA/Puffin Award for Human Rights Activism to the Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW) in support of their continued efforts to protect the rights Read More

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Puffin Closed 4/2

April 2, 2018

The office of The Puffin Foundation and Cultural Forum will be closed Read More

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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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