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Colin Kaepernick is the winner of the 2017 Puffin/Nation Prize for Creative Citizenship

December 5, 2017

During last year’s NFL pre-season, then-San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick began refusing to stand for the playing of the national anthem in protest of racism and police violence. “I am not going to stand up to show pride in a flag for a country that oppresses black people and Read More

Major New Work Arriving Soon at the Puffin Sculpture Garden

November 17, 2017

Recent visitors to Puffin have been asking about the excavation site in the Puffin Sculpture Garden. We are pleased to announce that a new sculpture honoring the extraordinary life of activist-folk singer Pete Seeger will soon arrive. This major work, commissioned by the Puffin Foundation has been created by renowned Read More

Journalist Juan Gonzalez Speaks at Puffin Educational Forum

October 18, 2017

Journalist Juan Gonzalez spoke at our lunchtime lecture series The Puffin Educational Forum. His topic of discussion was “Reclaiming Gotham: Bill de Blasio and the Movement to End America’s Tale of Two Cities.” Juan is an American progressive broadcast journalist and investigative reporter. He was also a columnist for the Read More

Puffin is Proud to Sponsor Programs at the Museum of the City of New York

October 5, 2017

Attention Educators! Puffin is proud to sponsor the following programs at the Museum of the City of New Read More

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Grant Status Notifications

July 11, 2017

To all applicants, we are sorry for the delay in receiving a notice about proposals. Since the cut back by the government on finances for the arts we have been overwhelmed with applications. The Board is working very hard to hopefully complete all applications by the end of July. Everyone Read More

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Perry and Gladys Rosenstein Honored for 20 Years of Puffin Cultural Forum

June 13, 2017

  Perry and Gladys Rosenstein, right, receive gifts from their grandchildren, Oskar and Fraya, as their son, Neal Rosenstein looks on. The occasion was a dinner honoring the Rosensteins on the 20th anniversary of Teaneck’s Puffin Cultural Forum, supported by the family’s Puffin Foundation. Photo courtesy of Rachel Banai “It Read More

Puffin Foundation, Ltd. Executive Director Gladys Miller-Rosenstein and President Perry Rosenstein during renaming of E. Oakdene Ave. to Puffin Way by the Town Council of Teaneck

Interview: A Philanthropy Office That’s a Performance Space, Too

May 26, 2017

Executive Director Gladys Miller-Rosenstein’s recent interview with Lilith Magazine: May 25, 2017 by Eleanor J. Bader http://lilith.org/blog/2017/05/a-philanthropy-office-thats-a-performance-space-too/ Puffin Foundation, Ltd. Executive Director Gladys Miller-Rosenstein and President Perry Rosenstein during renaming of E. Oakdene Ave. to Puffin Way by the Town Council of Teaneck. Once upon a time, the orange-beaked puffin—native Read More

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The Teaneck Community Chorus invites you to a special symposium and concert at Englewood Hospital’s Chiang Auditorium

May 24, 2017

Two beautiful events coming June 3. A free Symposium on Alzheimer’s. And a concert of Choral Works Celebrating the Human Spirit – dedicated to everyone impacted by the disease. Please share. Go to www.teaneckcommunitychorus.org for the Read More

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Learn about NYC’s proud history of activism at the Puffin Gallery of Social Activism

April 24, 2017

Learn about NYC’s proud history of activism at the Puffin Gallery of Social Activism at the Museum of the City of NY, and check out these great public programs offered by the museum. Read More

Puffin Proud to Sponsor The Clara Lemlich Social Activist Awards- May 1

April 7, 2017

LaborArts and the Remember The Triangle Fire Coalition Invite You To The Seventh Annual Clara Lemlich Awards May 1, 2017 6:30 – 8:30 pm Museum of the City of New York 1220 Fifth Avenue at 103rd Street Refreshments, Music Last spring we honored five unsung women who’ve devoted their lives Read More

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