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Clara Lemlich Awards at the Puffin Gallery for Social Activism

May 1, 2018

The Puffin Foundation is proud to sponsor this year’s Clara Lemlich Awards at the Puffin Gallery for Social Activism at the Museum of the City of New York. “I’ve Got Something to Say” – The Lemlich Awards – will celebrate five amazing women (bios below) who qualify as unsung heroines Read More

Puffin/Nation 2017 Awardee Colin Kaepernick Honored by Amnesty International

April 24, 2018

Colin Kaepernick, the former N.F.L. quarterback whose kneeling protest of racial injustice spurred a sports movement but may have cost him his job, was awarded Amnesty International’s Ambassador for Conscience Award on Saturday. “Radicalized oppression and dehumanization is woven into the very fabric of our nation– the effects of which Read More

Pete Seeger Statue Unveiling Weekend 5/4-5/6

April 23, 2018

The public is invited to a weekend of festivities honoring Pete Seeger and the unveiling of the Puffin Foundation’s statue honoring his life and work by renowned sculptor Gary Sussman. Photos and Video of the opening by NorthJersey.com here: https://www.northjersey.com/videos/news/bergen/teaneck/2018/05/05/pete-seeger-gets-his-own-statue-teaneck-puffin-center/583940002/ Friday, May 4 20187:00pm Film: Pete Seeger: The Power of Read More

ALBA will honor the Coalition of Immokalee Workers for its innovative organizing and profound impact on the lives of farmworkers

April 9, 2018

Representatives of the Coalition of Immokalee Workers, Puffin and ALBA at the award ceremony. On May 12, 2018, the Abraham Lincoln Brigade Archives (ALBA) will present the ALBA/Puffin Award for Human Rights Activism to the Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW) in support of their continued efforts to protect the rights Read More

Puffin Closed 4/2

April 2, 2018

The office of The Puffin Foundation and Cultural Forum will be closed Read More

Puffin Offices Closed 3/7/18

March 6, 2018

Due to the incoming storm the offices of the Puffin Foundation and Cultural Forum will be closed today. Please stay safe and Read More

The Coalition of Immokalee Workers will receive the 2018 ALBA/Puffin Award for Human Rights Activism!

February 16, 2018

Founded in 1993 by a small group of workers who had been meeting in a church, the Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW) fought to improve the lives of tomato pickers in Southern Florida. After years of organizing in Immokalee, in 2001, the CIW launched the first ever boycott of a Read More

Puffin Cultural Forum: CALL FOR ART

February 14, 2018

Our upcoming show aims to discuss gender, vulnerability, and unbalanced power dynamics – topics that are at the forefront of our political and personal consciousness. Artists are invited to submit work that reflects on the impact of inequality, power imbalances, and oppressive rhetoric on the negotiations that happen in our Read More

Puffin Fellows Program launched by the Andrew Goodman Foundation.

January 24, 2018

The Andrew Goodman Foundation (AGF) is proud to announce the launch of the Puffin Fellows program, a multi-year fellowship designed to expand political equity for People through policy change and grassroots organizing. The program, which is made possible by funding from The Puffin Foundation, a New Jersey-based nonprofit that supports Read More

An exhibition exploring Martin Luther King Jr.’s connection to NYC opens this weekend

January 16, 2018

Visit the Museum of the City of New York Full Article on Timeout.com photo courtesy of Museum of the City of New York “These photographs illuminate aspects of Martin Luther King Jr. that are less often explored, like his linking of racism with poverty and war,” says Puffin Foundation Curator Read More

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