Anthony Orozco, Report for America Reporter

Anthony Orozco
Anthony Orozco is the Latino communities reporter for WITF. Anthony joined PA Post in May 2020 as a Report For America fellow and transitioned to WITF in August 2020. He has worked in central Pennsylvania as a journalist, poet and community organizer since graduating with a degree in journalism from the University of Cincinnati in 2012.

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State continues effort to vaccinate frontline farmworkers

The state is pushing to get vaccines in the arms of mushroom workers, many of them Mexican immigrants.

By Anthony Orozco

This political power couple wants Latino candidates to win. Can they make it happen in Allentown?

One couple has played a hand in getting Latinos into prominent positions in Berks County. They are working to export their success into other areas with large Latino communities.

By Anthony Orozco

Nonprofits pick up slack in vaccinating communities of color

As Berks officials were delayed in opening mass vaccination site, they celebrated the work of local non-governmental groups.

By Anthony Orozco

Updated: April 16, 2021 | 11:00 am

Berks DA: Police killing of Muhlenberg man was justified

District Attorney John T. Adams said police reacted reasonably when 62-year-old Stephen Hughes approached them with a knife.

By Anthony Orozco

Updated: May 5, 2021 | 6:00 pm

Document: Feds’ proposal refers to expanded “bed space” in Berks detention center

A document from an ICE official reveals an aspect of the federal government’s proposal immigrant detention center.

By Anthony Orozco

Lawyers, civic groups keep the pressure on Berks Family Residential Center

The Berks Family Residential Center in Bern Township is no longer detaining immigrant families — but the facility isn’t closed, it’s just waiting for what’s next.

By Anthony Orozco

Central Pa. immigrant farmworkers welcome vaccines

Farmworkers are next in line to get access to the COVID-19 vaccine. Workers in Adams County said they look forward to being vaccinated, even if they were hesitant at first.

By Anthony Orozco

Updated: March 4, 2021 | 12:30 pm

Immigrant families released, future of Pa. detention center remains unclear

After families are released to sponsors, local and federal officials are not sharing details about what happens next to the county-owned facility.

By Anthony Orozco

State and counties say they plan to do more to inform Pa. Spanish-speaking voters

Undetermined release date of U.S. Census data may require counties to do more.

By Anthony Orozco

Líderes Latinos en Pa. trabajan para crear confianza en las vacunas

Mientras las instituciones gubernamentales y médicas finalizan sus planes de implantación, unos personajes prominentes comparten sus experiencias.
By Anthony Orozco and Alanna Elder