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In this Aug. 18, 2011 photo, a prison guard rides a horse alongside prisoners as they return from farm work detail at the Louisiana State Penitentiary in Angola, La.
February 14, 2024

2023 Hillman Prize Winners

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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.

Hillman Prizes

United States

2020 Hillman Prize winners

Call for Entries for the 2024 U.S Hillman Prizes is now closed. 

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2023 Canadian Hillman Prize winners

Call for Entries for the 2024 Canadian Hillman Prizes is now closed.

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New & Notable

In 2024, the SEIU Award for Reporting on Racial and Economic Justice will be presented at the 2024 Hillman Prize ceremony.

The Call for Entries for the 2024 U.S Hillman Prizes is now closed. The deadline to enter was Jan 30, 2024.

The 4th annual Reporting the U.S Workplace’ program at the Newmark J-school in NYC was held January 18-19 2024. Please send us an email if you would like to be placed on the email list for the 2025 program.

See photos and videos from the 2023 U.S Hillman Prize celebration.

See photos and video from the 2023 Canadian Hillman Prize celebration. 

Apply here for a labor and workplace reporting grant. Rolling deadline. 

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