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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! “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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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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