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The Puffin Foundation was a proud early supporter of “Knock Down the House,” premiering May 1st on Netflix.

April 24, 2019

“Knock Down the House” has a Rotten Tomatoes rating of 100%, this Sundance winner follows Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and other Justice Democrats during the 2018 Midterm elections. Learn more about the documentary and see a trailer here: Read More

The Puffin Foundation is the proud sponsor of “City of Workers, City of Struggle”

April 23, 2019

The exhibit is a fascinating look at the vital and important history of labor movements in the City of New York. It opens on May 1st at the Museum of the City of New York. Explore the fascinating history of labor in New York City. For some two centuries, working Read More

Join Us For Pete Seeger’s 100th Anniversary Weekend

April 2, 2019

May 3 to 5, 2019 Puffin presents a weekend of concerts and celebrations to commemorate the 100th anniversary of Pete Seeger’s birth and to recognize Toshi Seeger’s life and legacy. Pete’s 100th Anniversary Weekend Friday, May 38:00pm Guy Davis Saturday, May 412:00pm Pete and Toshi Seeger Commemoration2:00pm “Pete’s Songs” Family Read More

Puffin Cultural Forum Exhibit “Measured Hate”

February 16, 2019

A selection of images from Measured Hate is now viewable virtually. The statistics show a trend of rise in hate crimes across the nation. The Center for the Study of Hate and Extremism at the California State University found a 12.5% increase in police reports of hate crimes in America’s Read More

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2019 Grant Applications Deadline 12/30

December 19, 2018

Completed applications must be postmarked by December 30. Please note the Puffin Foundation will be closed from December 22 – January 2. We will resume regular hours January 2. If you have any grant questions please visit The Puffin Foundation FAQ page. Happy Read More

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Black Lung Disease is still killing miners

December 14, 2018

Read more about the epidemic in this Puffin supported piece in The Guardian. Read More

Happy Holidays from Puffin!

December 10, 2018

The Puffin offices will be closed from December 22-January 1. Have a happy and safe holiday and we will see you in the new Read More

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Join us in Honoring the Parkland Students Dec. 11th. Tickets Still Available.

November 30, 2018

We invite you to join us at The Nation Institute’s Gala on Tuesday, December 11th at 6:00pm at the IAC Building. Purchase tickets here. We are delighted to announce that we will present the 2018 Puffin Prize for Creative Citizenship to the Parkland Student Activists, who founded March for Our Read More

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Parkland Students win Puffin Prize for Creative Citizenship

November 30, 2018

The Parkland Student Activists are the winners of the 2018 Puffin Prize for Creative Citizenship. The Students, in partnership with young activists across the country, founded the March for Our Lives to end gun violence and challenge the complacency of lawmakers. March organizers David Hogg, Jaclyn Corin, Delaney Tarr, and Read More

Read about The Costs of the Confederacy in the latest issue of Smithsonian. Another Puffin supported piece produced by The Nation Institute.

November 29, 2018

THE COSTS OF THE CONFEDERACY At Beauvoir this past October, Jim Huffman, a member of the Sons of Confederate Veterans, showed students the 1863 battle flag of the Army of Tennessee. (Brian Palmer) In the last decade alone, American taxpayers have spent at least $40 million on Confederate monuments and Read More

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