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The Fight for a Living Wage

September 28, 2015

Puffin is proud to present a special event:  The New New York Activists: Living City, Living Wage Thursday, October 1 at 6:30 pm at the Museum of the City of New York. New York’s economic dynamism has long been a hallmark of the city; for centuries, jobs, and opportunity have attracted Read More

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Puffin Cultural Forum Gallery is Open

September 27, 2015

The gallery is open to the public from Tuesdays to Thursdays from 12pm to 4pm.  Appointments can be requested by calling 201-836-3499 or emailing .  Currently on view is exhibition “Thinking in Spanish.” In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, The Puffin Cultural Forum presents works of Josephine Barreiro, Rodriguez Calero, Read More

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“Seeing the Power of Political Posters”

August 3, 2015

Excerpt from July 31, 2015 Arts II Section of the New York times by Martha Schwendener. Full article here. “Activist New York” at the Museum of the City of New York is visually challenging, but in a different way. Rather than being focused on art objects, the exhibition is a Read More

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MCNY presents Posters + Politics: The Art of Activism in New York

July 2, 2015

Museum of the City on New York, Wednesday, July 8 at 6:30 pm Posters + Politics: The Art of Activism in New York Political activists in New York, and in cities the world over, have a long tradition of using boldly-designed posters to draw attention to the most pressing political Read More

Puffin is Proud to Share ALBA’s Programs with the Students of NYC

June 25, 2015

Except from The Volunteer Vol. XXXII, No. 2 June 2015. Published by Read More

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Alexa Marques Named Executive Director of the Teaneck Creek Conservancy

June 9, 2015

The Teaneck Creek Conservancy (TCC) has announced the appointment of Alexa Marques as Executive Director. In her new role, she will be responsible for developing and executing the organization’s vision, recruiting and managing volunteers, ensuring proper maintenance and physical oversight of the conservancy’s property and will oversee all aspects of Read More

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Garage Theater Group “Lost in History”

April 28, 2015

May 1-3 SEE LOST IN HISTORY WHERE: The Becton Theatre, 960 River Road on the FDU campus in Teaneck, NJ WHEN: Now through Sunday, May 3 FRIDAY, MAY 1 AT 8:00PM TIFF Night! Subscribers and supporters of the Teaneck International Film Festival pay half price SATURDAY, MAY 2 AT 8:00PM Read More

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Puffin/ALBA Human Rights Award Honors Spanish Activst

April 28, 2015

New York — On May 9, 2015, the Abraham Lincoln Brigade Archives (ALBA) will present the ALBA/Puffin Award for Human Rights Activism to the Association for the Recovery of Historical Memory in Spain (Asociación para la Recuperación de la Memoria Histórica, ARMH). One of the largest monetary awards for human Read More

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Puffin Proud to Announce the 3rd Annual Free Teaching Social Activism in the Classroom Conference

March 18, 2015

Teaching Civil Rights Then and Now Saturday, May 2, 8:45 am–3:30 pm Museum of the City of New York On Saturday, May 2, 2015, the Museum of the City of New York will host the 3rd Annual Teaching Social Activism in the Classroom Conference. Educators are invited to present and Read More

Puffin Cosponsors March 7th Rally to Ban Unsafe Oil Trains in Bergen County

February 24, 2015

Rally to Ban Unsafe Oil Trains from the Oradell Reservoir and Our Communities Because of an oil boom in the Bakken region of North Dakota, up to thirty CSX trains carrying toxic and highly volatile crude oil pass through Bergen County every week. These trains – up to 100 cars-long Read More

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