Hillman Foundation | Journalism for the Common Good

2017 Hillman Prizes

  • 2017 Hillman Prize for Book Journalism

    Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City

  • 2017 Hillman Prize for Newspaper Journalism

    For reporting on the Trump Foundation and 2016 presidential election

    The Washington Post
  • 2017 Hillman Prize for Magazine Journalism

    “Choosing a School For My Daughter in a Segregated City”

    New York Times Magazine
  • 2017 Hillman Prize for Broadcast Journalism

    “Dying For Help: Fixing The Nation’s Emergency Response System”

    WXIA-TV, Atlanta
  • 2017 Hillman Prize for Web Journalism

    “Code of Silence”

    The Intercept
  • 2017 Hillman Prize for Opinion & Analysis Journalism
    The American Prospect
  • 2017 George Barrett Award Winner
    Legal Director, Forward Justice

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


2017 Canadian Hillman Prize winners

Call for Entries for 2018 Canadian Hillman Prize now open. Deadline Jan 15, 2018.

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New & Notable

Call for Entries for 2018 Hillman Prizes is now open. Deadline January 30.

 December’s #LaborTalks features a conversation with Nancy MacLean, author of “Democracy in Chains,” Monday Dec 11, 7pm. RSVP here.

In case you missed “Stuck in Segregation” at the Schomburg Center with Farai Chideya, Ta-Nehisi Coates, Richard Rothstein and Patrick Sharkey, you can watch the livestream video here, and download a PDF of Rothstein’s “Segregation Never Really Ended: The Link Between Housing and Education” here.