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Aaron Striz
Despite several months of requests, TDCJ did not let the Observer view any of its isolation units or provide any photographs of its cells. Aaron Striz, a prisoner who has spent nearly two decades in solitary confinement in Texas prisons, mailed several sketches documenting the conditions inside.
February 10, 2021

2020 Hillman Prize Winners

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2020 Hillman Prize winners

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New & Notable

The Call for Entries for the 2021 U.S Hillman Prizes is now closed.

The Call for Entries for the 2021 Canadian Hillman Prize is now closed.

Hillman announces new grants for reporting on the U.S workplace. More here.

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.*. We plan to run the program again in 2021.

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