Tag: puffin foundation
  • 2012 Puffin/Nation Prize Winner Announced
  • The Nation Institute is pleased to announce the new winner of the Puffin/Nation Prize for Creative Citizenship: NAACP President and CEO Benjamin Todd Jealous. 

  • Deadline Extended: Nominate a Creative Citizen
  • The Nation Institute and the Puffin Foundation are seeking nominations for their annual Puffin/Nation Prize for Creative Citizenship. Please send in your nomination by September 4.

  • On Puffins and Presidents
  • On December 5, 2011, The Nation Institute awarded playwright and screenwriter Tony Kushner its annual $100,000 Puffin/Nation Prize for Creative Citizenship "for a lifetime of artistic work giving voice to the marginalized, and his outspoken criticism of social injustice." Read/watch Kushner's acceptance speech below.

  • Tony Kushner Makes the News
  • It's big news when Tony Kushner wins a large cash award from the Puffin Foundation. It's even bigger when the acclaimed Jewish playwright is embroiled in a scandal, as he was this past May when the CUNY board blocked him from receiving an...

  • New Puffin Fellows Announced
  • The Puffin Foundation and The Nation Institute are delighted to announce the roster of 2011 Puffin Foundation Writing Fellows at The Nation Institute.

  • On the Firing of David Protess
  • Days after the death penalty was abolished in Illinois, one of the key people who helped prove the innocence of men on the state's death row — thus setting into motion the political action that led to abolition — has lost his job.