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Puffin Women’s History Month Online Gallery

April 7, 2014

A selections of photos from our March gallery exhibit are available to view online at the Puffin Cultural Forum website here. “Photographs taken by Bev Grant, one of the original activists who participated in the September 6, 1968 Miss America Protests, a watershed moment that pushed the Women’s Liberation Movement Read More

Perry and Gladys Rosenstein of the Puffin Foundation, Ltd. honored at ACLU of New Jersey Dinner

April 1, 2014

On Tuesday, March 25, The ACLU of New Jersey hosted The Lights of Liberty Awards Dinner. They presented the Roger N. Baldwin Award to Perry Rosenstein and Gladys Miller-Rosenstein of The Puffin Foundation Ltd. for making social activism and human rights priorities in their philanthropy and the Honorable Virginia Long Read More

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Statement of the Puffin Foundation on the City at the Crossroads of History Mural by Mike Alewitz

March 27, 2014

Statement of the Puffin Foundation Regarding The City at the Crossroads of History Mural And the Museum of the City of New York February 10, 2015 The Puffin Foundation is a proud supporter of artistic freedom. One of the many artworks we have funded is the mural The City at Read More

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NRDC Petitions Federal Government to List Tufted Puffin Under Endangered Species Act

February 18, 2014

Petition Seeks “Endangered” Protections for the Seabird’s Ailing U.S. Pacific Coast Population NEW YORK (February 12, 2013) – The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) today filed a petition with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) seeking Endangered Species Act listing for the California, Oregon, and Washington population of the Read More

Bryan Stevenson wins ALBA/Puffin Award

February 6, 2014

Bryan StevensonwinsALBA/Puffin Award for Human Rights Activism New York — On Sunday, April 27, 2014, the Abraham Lincoln Brigade Archives (ALBA) will present the fourth ALBA/Puffin Award for Human Rights Activism to Bryan Stevenson, the founder and Executive Director of the Equal Justice Initiative.  ALBA and the Puffin Foundation, which Read More

ACLU Annual Report: Puffin Foundation Spotlight

December 23, 2013

Gladys Miller-Rosenstein spent her childhood in Manhattan, paging through books about labor unions and marches for justice. Perry Rosenstein spent his in the Bronx, taking part in demonstrations hoisted on his father’s shoulders. For the Rosensteins, the seeds of social activism planted in their childhood continue to blossom years later Read More

Perry Rosenstein: WSJ Donor of the Day

December 9, 2013

Donor of the Day Grants for Artists Outside Mainstream The Puffin Foundation Teams Up With the Nation Institute By Melanie Grayce West connect Dec. 8, 2013 8:51 p.m. ET From protecting ancient trees to supporting artists, musicians, dancers, peace activists and investigative journalists, Perry Rosenstein is supporting work outside the Read More

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Honoring the Memory of Newtown Victims

December 6, 2013

One year later- Come Honor the Memory of the Victims of the Newtown Massacre held by the Bergen County Coalition to Prevent Gun Violence Help to remember the 20 children and 6 adults who lost their lives at Sandy Hook Elementary School Saturday December 14th at 5:30pm Teaneck Town Green Read More

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Climate Change Spells Peril for Puffins

November 27, 2013

Red full article at:http://blog.nwf.org/ With its distinctive appearance, the Atlantic puffin has been endowed with colorful names—from “sea parrot” to “the clown of the sea,” and even “sea rooster.” Nicknames aside, these tuxedoed waddlers are causing increased concern and sounding a now all-too-familiar alarm from the natural world about the Read More

Jeremy Scahill discussed his book Dirty Wars at Puffin

November 21, 2013

On Monday November 18th, Puffin Foundation Writing Fellow at the Nation Institute and award-winning investigative journalist Jeremy Scahill presented his latest book, Dirty Wars: The World is a Battlefield. The book debuted at #5 on the New York Times Best Sellers List, his previous book Blackwater made the list in Read More

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