Hillman Foundation | Journalism for the Common Good

Sidney Awards

Kirsten Luce for The New York Times
Carolina Yoc, 15, described working to midnight packaging Cheerios at Hearthside Food Solutions in Grand Rapids, Mich.
March 8, 2023

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

2020 Hillman Prize winners

The call for entries for the U.S Hillman Prizes is now closed.

About the Hillman Prizes


New & Notable

The 2023 Candian Hillman Prize honourees are announced! Ceremony is March 30th in Toronto.

The Call for Entries for the 2023 Hillman Prizes is now closed. Thanks to all who entered! Ceremony will be Tuesday May 9th in NYC.

The third annual Reporting the U.S Workpace’ program at the Newmark J-school in NYC will be held June 14-16.  Please email us if you would like to be placed on the email list.

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