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How The Labor Movement Built New York

November 12, 2019

A great review that really deepens the reader’s understanding of the role organized labor has played in New York. Take a read about this Puffin Sponsored exhibit at the Museum of the City of New Read More

Younger Americans are getting a bad deal. How?

October 18, 2019

Read all about it in this NY Times article by Astra Taylor.  She’s a Puffin Foundation/Economic Hardship Reporting Project Fellow. https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2019/10/18/opinion/old-age-president-2020.html Evan Hunt, 9, argued for lowering the voting age at a city council hearing in Hyattsville, Md., in 2015. Jabin Botsford/The New York Read More

Another Great Review of the Puffin-Supported Exhibit City of Workers at the Museum of the City of New York

September 17, 2019

The exhibition City of Workers, City of Struggle: How Labor Movements Changed New York, mounted at the Museum of the City of New York, does almost everything it needs to do in telling the story of a critical mass movement that microcosmically mirrors the large forces that have shaped the Read More

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Puffin is proud to support the Economic Hardship Reporting Project

September 10, 2019

The voices of the poor, marginalized and financially struggling are rarely heard in the mainstream media. Puffin is proud to support the Economic Hardship Reporting Project and articles like these: Read More

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Review: New York City’s labor history at the Museum of the City of New York

September 8, 2019

The New York Times and In These Times agree. Check out their reviews of the Puffin sponsored exhibit on New York City’s labor history at the Museum of the City of New York. Labor Day Art Guide: Summer Shows to See Before They Close (NY Times)https://www.nytimes.com/2019/08/29/arts/design/labor-day-art-guide.html   A Worker’s Place Read More

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Atlantic Puffins Thriving on Remote Nesting Islands Off Maine

August 22, 2019

Good news for Puffins! Let’s hope that concerted efforts to battle global warming will lead to more good years. Read this article from PressHerald.com! “One of the most beloved birds in Maine is having one of its most productive seasons in years for mating pairs on remote islands off the Read More

Puffin Gallery for Social Activism at the Museum of the City of New York

June 26, 2019

Current exhibition: RACIAL JUSTICE TODAY: The Movement for Black Lives 2012-2017. “In 2013 #BlackLivesMatter first appeared on Twitter as a rallying cry to “recognize the humanity of all black life.” Organized by three women of color—Alicia Garza, Patrisse Cullors, and Opal Tometi—in the aftermath of the murder of Florida teenager Trayvon Martin, Read More

Pride: Photographs of Stonewall and Beyond at MCNY

June 20, 2019

Pride: Photographs of Stonewall and Beyond by Fred W. McDarrah is now on display at the Museum of the City of NY. The exhibit features Fred W. McDarrah’s historic images of the initial Stonewall uprising, portraits of significant figures in the LGBTQ rights movement, and photographs of pride marches, protests, Read More

Don’t miss these great public programs at MCNY being run through the support of the Puffin Foundation

May 17, 2019

Museum of the City of New York: City of Workers, City of Struggle Programs Upcoming exhibition City of Workers, City of Struggle chronicles how countless waves of workers – women, immigrants, people of color, and the “unskilled” – have long struggled over pay, power, and inclusion. Inspired by the exhibition, Read More

Check out May 1st’s am New York. The cover story is all about the Puffin sponsored exhibit at the Museum of the City of New York on the history of unions and workers struggling for fair pay and decent conditions in NYC.

May 1, 2019

By Lisa L. Colangelo “New York City has proudly worn the mantle of being a union town for well over a century. But the story of how it became a powerhouse in the labor movement is complex, a narrative shaped by bold actions and courage as well as backstabbing and Read More

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