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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.

2014 Hillman Prize Winners

Clear it with Sidney

by Lindsay Beyerstein

Notes on journalism for the common good

Wed, Apr 23, 2014
by Lindsay Beyerstein

The wait is over! Meet the brilliant, brave, committed, creative winners of the 2014 Hillman Prizes:

Sidney Awards

Tue, Apr 08, 2014
The Miami Herald Wins April Sidney Award for “Innocents Lost”

Credit: The Miami Herald



The 2014 Hillman Prize ceremony and reception will be Tuesday May 6, 2014 at the Times Center in NYC. Congratulations to all the winners!

The 2013 Hillman Officers' Award for Public Service went to garment workers in Bangladesh in memory of Aminul Islam


The Canadian Hillman Prize reception was a huge success. Congratulations to the winners! See photos and video of acceptance speeches.

New and Notable

Tuesday June 3rd: join us for a discussion on the forgotten history of residential segregation at the Schomburg Center with Farai Chideya, Ta-Nehisi Coates, Richard Rothstein, and Patrick Sharkey.

Hillman hosted a preview screening of Slavery By Another Name with author Douglas Blackmon and director Sam Pollard, moderated by Gerry Hudson. Read about it here. See video of Q&A here.

E.J. Dionne received a special Hillman Award for Career Achievement. Photos and acceptance speech here.