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Some of the hundreds of people in dire need of care wait in a parking lot for 12 hours in below-freezing temperatures for a chance to be seen in Knoxville in February. Tickets were handed out first come, first served.
July 17, 2019

2019 Hillman Prizes

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

2019 Hillman Prize winners

2019 U.S. Hillman Prizes are a wrap! Call for entries for 2020 will open in November.

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New & Notable

2019 U.S. Hillman Prize winners are announced! View speeches and photos from our May 7 ceremony in NYC

2019 Canadian Hillman Prize honourees announced!  View speeches and photos from March 28 ceremony in Toronto

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