Puffin donation helps Teaneck restart literacy program

January 4, 2012

“A $120,000 donation from the Puffin Foundation will allow the school district to reinstate a summer literacy and math program that was eliminated this year because of budget cuts, officials said. ‘I think it might be one of the largest donations – without a grant attached to it – that Read More

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Kushner to Donate $100,000 Puffin Nation Prize to CUNY Students

December 15, 2011

Nation Institute Tony Kushner Makes the News Posted by Jayati Vora, December 7, 2011 to the Nation Institute Blog JOHN MUNSON Neal Rosenstein (left), of the Puffin Foundation, presents the Puffin/Nation Prize for Creative Citizenship to Tony Kushner (right) at The Nation Institute’s annual dinner gala, December 5, 2011 It’s Read More

Tony Kushner Puffin/Nation 2011 Creative Citizen Award Winner donates $100,000 prize

December 13, 2011

“American playwright Tony Kushner has donated $100,000 in prize money to the university whose board originally blocked a decision to award him an honorary degree earlier this year. In May, John Jay College, part of the City University of New York (CUNY), was initially prevented from honouring Kushner following criticism Read More