Bernhardt Labor Journalism Prize: 2020 Call for Entries


 The Debra E. Bernhardt prize is an award of $1,000 given for an article that furthers the understanding of the history of working people. Articles focused on historical events and articles about current issues (work, housing, organizing, health, education) that include historical context are both welcome. The work should be published in print or online between August 26, 2019 and August 30, 2020.

The 2019 prize went to Jaeah Lee for "The Real Cost of Working in the House of Mouse," Topic Magazine (online), September 2018.

To enter: Visit Sunday, August 30. 

The winner will be announced at a virtual forum on labor journalism with NYU's Bobst Library on Tuesday October 13, 2020, at 6 p.m. The award is sponsored by the New York Labor History Association and NYU's Tamiment Library/Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives, with LaborArts, Metro New York Labor Communications Council, and the NYC Central Labor Council, AFL-CIO.

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