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Karsten Moran for The New York Times
Ronald Purnell, who was beaten and separated from his oxygen tank by HRA peace officers, at home in Far Rockaway, N.Y.
November 13, 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 is now open. Deadline Jan 30.

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Canada

2018 Canadian Hillman Prize winners

Call for entries is now open. Deadline Jan 15.

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New & Notable

NOV 19: CALL FOR ENTRIES for the 2020 U.S Hillman Prizes is now open. Submit here.

NOV 5: CALL FOR ENTRIES for the 2020 Canadian Hillman Prize is now open. Submit here.

NYC EVENT: “Organizing In The Newsroom: A renewed struggle in the digital era,” Monday Nov 18th, 6:30-8:30pm, at Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY. More info and register

Hillman announces launch of ‘Reporting the U.S Workpace’ at the Newmark J-school in NYC. The program is scheduled for Jan. 9-10, 2020. The program pays all expenses including transportation, hotel and food.  More info. *Please note the program is FULL

NYC: Monday 8/5: 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

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