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Anabel Munoz

ABC7 Eyewitness News

Los Angeles, CA, United States

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Recent articles by Anabel:

Maxine Waters, activist groups condemn Border Patrol's treatment of Haitian migrants at Texas border

Rep. Maxine Waters and L.A. activists blasted the Biden administration for its treatment of Haitian migrants at the Southern border after videos appear to show border patrol officials using aggressive tactics. → Read More

Edward James Olmos helps take filmmaking to California classrooms to build lifelong learners

The Latino Film Institute, co-founded by Edward James Olmos, is taking filmmaking to classrooms across California. → Read More

From the 2003 recall to today: How California's voters have changed

Since California's last governor recall election in 2003, the state has added Democratic voters and an increased proportion of Latinos and Asians, experts say. → Read More

Data reveals racial gap in college readiness in SoCal. Here's how schools are trying to close it

In Southern California, Black and Latino students are less likely to be enrolled in advanced classes and are less likely to meet college requirements. Some schools and districts are fighting these inequities. → Read More

Los Bukis reunion: Kids surprise parents with concert tickets in emotional videos

When Los Bukis announced their reunion, it brought nostalgia for generations of many Latino families, and a flood of social media videos of children surprising their parents with tickets to the shows. → Read More

Prop 22 supporters plan appeal after judge rules gig worker initiative is unconstitutional

A California judge delivered a big blow to Uber and Lyft by ruling Prop. 22 unconstitutional, setting up an appeals process that could take months. → Read More

Here's how some Southern California districts are trying to close racial gaps in school discipline

In the Los Angeles area, Black students are four times more likely to miss school due to a suspension than white students. Districts are starting to formalize plans to change that. → Read More

New report examines challenges for Los Angeles food street vendors, offers solutions

L.A food vendors face a number of challenges, including high start-up costs. A new in-depth report looks into the complexities of food street vending. → Read More

California pediatrician's initiative combats misinformation, dispels myths for the unvaccinated

A doctor wants people to remember the unvaccinated don't fit in a box, and her program aims to address their questions and concerns regarding the COVID vaccine. → Read More

$13 million wellness and equity fund for trans communities is first of its kind in California

Members of transgender communities just celebrated a historic win: a $13 million wellness and equity fund in California, which is the first of its kind in the nation. → Read More

Actor Riz Ahmed teams up with organizations to offer $25,000 awards to Muslim storytellers

Riz Ahmed is calling attention to the misrepresentation of Muslims in films as part of a push to raise awareness and be part of the solution. → Read More

Providence Southern California ramping up vaccination efforts with 3-day clinic

Providence Southern California is ramping up vaccination efforts this week, hoping to stop the current rise of COVID-19. → Read More

Farmworkers seek more legal protections amid rising danger from heat

As farmworkers face increasing danger from rising heat levels, advocates are pushing for more protections as well as citizenship. → Read More

California will pay reparations to survivors of state-sanctioned forced, involuntary sterilizations

By signing the state budget, Gov. Gavin Newsom makes California the third state in the U.S. that will pay reparations to survivors of forced or involuntary sterilizations sanctioned by the state under eugenics laws. → Read More

IE organization to award food street vendors between $2,000-$7,000 in grants

Food street vendors in the Inland Empire say they're struggling to acquire the permits they need to be able to operate. Now a nonprofit is using a $600,000 grant to help. → Read More

Glendale art exhibit uses lavash bread to honor Armenian heritage

A new art exhibit in Glendale uses a staple of Armenian culture, lavash, to evoke memories and honor the artists' homeland. → Read More

More than 14K migrant children remain in HHS care, Becerra says while touring Pomona shelter

While visiting the emergency shelter at the Pomona Fairplex, HHS Secretary Xavier Becerra said there are currently more than 14,000 unaccompanied minors under the care of the department. → Read More

Nonprofit organization prepares migrant children in SoCal shelters for immigration proceedings

Attorneys with Southern California nonprofit organizations are educating unaccompanied minors, some as young as five years old, on their legal rights and what to expect in court. → Read More

LA street vendors call on city, county to issue moratorium on enforcement

Los Angeles street vendors say that while the county is cracking down on them, it is almost impossible to get permits from the city to operate legally. → Read More

Disney Channel's 'Sydney to the Max' tackles microaggressions

A recent episode of Disney Channel's "Sydney to the Max" explores the social impact of microaggressions. → Read More