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Ronnie Dixson, who says he's been homeless for 30 years, sleeps by a steam vent in front of the Asian Art Museum near City Hall.
August 14, 2019

2019 Hillman Prizes

About the Foundation

The Sidney Hillman Foundation honors excellence in journalism in service of the common good.

Our awards and programs honor the legacy and vision of union pioneer and New Deal architect Sidney Hillman.

Hillman Prizes

United States

2019 Hillman Prize winners

Call for entries for 2020 Hillman Prizes will open in November. Deadline will be Jan 30.

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Canada

2018 Canadian Hillman Prize winners

Call for entries for 2020 Canadian Hillman Prize will open in November.  Deadline will be Jan 15.

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New & Notable

NYC: Monday August 5th: Come to a preview screening of “American Factory,” a new documentary about a Chinese billionaire who hires 2000 Americans to work in his auto glass factory in GM’s abandoned plant in Dayton, Ohio. It’s the first film to be released by Barack and Michelle Obama’s Higher Ground Productions. RSVP and more info

2019 U.S. Hillman Prize winners are announced! View speeches and photos from our May 7 ceremony in NYC

2019 Canadian Hillman Prize honourees announced!  View speeches and photos from March 28 ceremony in Toronto

Hillman judge Katrina vanden Heuvel on the urgent necesssity of public-interest journalism, in The Washington Post