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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

Don’t miss out on this great Puffin-sponsored event at the Museum of the City of New York

October 22, 2018

When: Thursday, November 8, 6:30pmPrice: $15 General Admission | $10 for Museum Members | Free for Students Amy Goodman interviewing youth activists Hebh Jamal, Ramon Contreras and Brea Baker before an overflow crowd in the Museum’s auditorium Gladys and Perry Rosenstein, Amy Goodman of Democracy Now, Neal Rosenstein, Sarah Seidman Read More

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Why Your Vote Matters in 2018

September 7, 2018

Puffin is a proud supporter of the Campus Election Engagement Project, seeking to enfranchise college students nationwide. You can check out their most recent video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Uf9PAW9yq64 About Campus Election Engagement Project Campus Election Engagement Project (CEEP), is a national nonpartisan project that helps administrators, faculty, staff, and student leaders Read More

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Did you know that Puffin supported student journalists write for The Nation Magazine? Check out this article on youth activists in the South.

August 29, 2018

The Next Generation of Southern Organizing By providing a playbook for young organizers, Southerners on New Ground encourages college students not simply to stay involved, but to see themselves as leaders in the fight for a more just South. By Robin Happel Members of Southerners on New Ground and Black Read More

Endangered Puffins? Humans and man-made climate change are clearly playing a role.

August 29, 2018

Overfishing, hunting and pollution are putting pressure on the birds, but climate change may prove to be the biggest challenge. Hedinn Jonasson, a hunter, with his catch of puffins on Lundley Island. By JOHN SCHWARTZ Photographs and video by JOSH HANER AUG. 29, 2018 GRIMSEY ISLAND, Iceland — Puffins are Read More

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