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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ACLU of Pa. ends lawsuit against Clearfield County over immigrant detention center vote

The lawsuit challenged the county on open meeting laws and could have halted the conversion of the prison.

By Anthony Orozco

A major immigrant detention center just closed in Pa. but plans for new a one could mean more detainees here than ever

Clearfield County is facing a lawsuit over it allegedly not informing the public before a vote to approve a privately-owned immigrant detention.

By Anthony Orozco

Leaders call on Berks ‘to honor’ incorrect voting deadline sent to voters as county establishes new proofing protocol

The county does not have the power to extend the deadline, so groups are asking election officials to hold on to late ballots for a future investigation.

By Anthony Orozco

Nation’s labor chief joins picketers at Kellogg near Lancaster

Secretary Walsh said he and Biden stand for union workers’ right to bargain.

By Anthony Orozco

El condado de Berks pretende corregir información electoral incorrecta enviada a los votantes.

Algunos grupos han acusado al condado de privar potencialmente a los votantes latinos de sus derechos.

By Anthony Orozco

Berks County aims to correct inaccurate Spanish-language voting information sent to voters

Activists and leaders vollied harsh criticism and accusations of voter suppression for incorrect voting instructions.

By Anthony Orozco

Latino political power, health, future examined at statewide convention

Mental health, education, poverty and other issues were tackled.

By Anthony Orozco

Latinos surpass non-Latinos in COVID-19 vaccination in Pa., but devil’s in the details

Data from the state shows the percentage of Latinos with the COVID-19 vaccine is higher than their non-Latino neighbors.

By Anthony Orozco

Award honors Flight 93 heroes through the bravery of others

The inaugural Flight 93 Heroes Award was given as part of the 20th anniversary remembrances of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks.

By Anthony Orozco

FBI data: Pa. hate crimes hit 14-year high in 2020

The uptick in hate crimes in the commonwealth and around the country is a reflection of a more divided America in 2020, leaders say.

By Anthony Orozco