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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 corps member 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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Latest by Anthony Orozco

Reading City Council removes head of redevelopment authority over racial slur

Ernest Schlegel used the term in an email exchange over the city’s plans to become a land bank.
By Anthony Orozco

Berks County primary election faces technical problems, errors and criticism

Voters, elected officials and candidates in Berks county experienced problems during Tuesday’s primary election.

By Anthony Orozco

Reading youth arts group regains nonprofit status, continues anti-violence work

Reading-based youth arts group RIZE regained its non-profit status from the federal governement

By Anthony Orozco

Pennsylvania needs rental assistance and eviction diversion programs, activists and lawmakers say

Experts and activists say eviction prevention measures need to expand, landlords disagree on some points.

By Anthony Orozco

Reading group loses $225K anti-gun violence grant because it’s not an official nonprofit

The youth arts group had its 501(c)(3) status revoked and its working with federal lawmakers to get back on track.

By Anthony Orozco

Updated: March 28, 2022 | 2:45 pm

Pennsylvania’s Latinos want more state lawmakers from their communities. New district maps offer that chance.

Pennsylvania’s Latinos are hoping with new political maps that they will see more lawmakers from their communities.

By Anthony Orozco, Gabriela Martínez and Sam Dunklau

Berks Republican lawmaker doesn’t seek another term in redrawn district

The long-time lawmaker’s coverage area was significantly changed to be more Democrat and diverse.

By Anthony Orozco

Updated: March 11, 2022 | 9:40 am

Psychedelic therapy integral to ancient societies may be coming to Pennsylvania

A Berks-based advocate sees potential for more Black and Latino participation in studies and therapy.
By Anthony Orozco

Latino groups push for bilingual trade schools in smaller Central Pennsylvania cities

A 40-year-old Latino organization in Lancaster is a model to help growing communities.
By Anthony Orozco

Updated: February 25, 2022 | 3:30 pm

Reading and Allentown highlight how redistricting can impact Latino communities for better, worse

New state legislative maps are supposed to not impede on a Latino candidates’ chances to represent their community in the capital. Some see opportunity and others see protection for incumbents.

By Anthony Orozco