Show Your Love for Val Zavala | KCET
Show Your Love for Val Zavala
KCET's multi-Emmy® award-winning journalist Val Zavala, whose presence has been an integral part of the Southern California media landscape for three decades, has retired. Her legacy as a news anchor/producer, Latina role model and journalist deeply involved in the community she covers has been recognized in a special tribute episode of "SoCal Connected" called "30 Years with Val Zavala."
With her retirement coinciding with Valentine's Day, hundreds of people showed their love for Val by filling out a "Val-entine" above. Read the messages expressing memories of Val or how she's touched many lives.
On the morning of February 13th, the Los Angeles City Council held a special presentation to honor Val Zavala for her important role and journalistic leadership in highlighting the uniquely Los Angeles stories by declaring Val Zavala Day in Los Angeles.
While Mexican immigrants continue to be demonized and characterized as “criminals,” “drug dealers,” “rapists,” “illegal aliens” and “invaders” by American leaders and millions of citizens, they have essentially become “foreigners in their own land.
The informal economy is widespread, diverse, and deeply tied to the formal economy. It is also full of paradoxes and contradictions, which make it difficult to find simple solutions.
Not only did neoliberalism redefine the role of the state, it also intensified the speed and depth of globalization, which radically transformed the economy.
Capitalism is perceived to be a result of policy, social norms, and race and gender discrimination that have ensured a large pool of workers willing to work for low wages.
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