Featured Work

“Why U.S. pedestrian deaths are at their highest level in almost 30 years”
This PBS NewsHour segment features the stories of three families in Los Angeles and Phoenix who lost children to traffic crashes. The story emphasizes road design as a key element to pedestrian safety. Produced at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University.
Reported and co-produced by Kailey Broussard, Arren Kimbel-Sannit, Derek Hall and Lindsay Walker.
Drone footage by Jordan Evans.

"Migration is Movement: Pittsburghers at the border wall”
A short video about a group of 53 people from Pittsburgh who traveled to the U.S.-Mexico border in Nov. 2018 to protest expansion of the border wall (among other things) with SOAWatch. Their journey took place before the beginning of the partial government shutdown from Dec. 22 - Jan. 25, now the longest in history. The shutdown was largely defined by elected officials' failure to come to an agreement about whether or not to expand the wall.
Featuring voices from Casa San José and May Day Marching Band.

“Meet Rob Jackson, Arcosanti resident”
A mini-documentary providing a glimpse into the life of a resident of Arcosanti, a highly unique living community located an hour north of Phoenix, Arizona. Video produced in the graduate program at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University.

“Check Yes or No”
A short film written by Kelechi Urama
Produced by Steeltown Entertainment Project
Amina is a precocious young girl who wants to get her first kiss over with. But at its heart, "Check Yes or No" is more than a "first kiss" story--it's a story about family, friendship, and what it means to grow up.

The Hillman Foundation’s 2017 Annual Report
Click above for an overview of all the grantees featured in the report.
Or, click an individual photo below to read each individual grantee’s story.


"Hortencia is a Dreamer in Pittsburgh, standing up for the embattled DACA program."
Full story at PublicSource.org.

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