Stories tagged: "Wisconsin Latino History"


Emanuel Montalvo cuts Aaron Feria's hair on Oct. 12 at The Lounge Barbershop in Arcadia. The barbershop is one of a growing number of Latino-owned businesses in the Trempealeau County city that is home to a fast-growing Latino population. (Photo by Julian Emerson)
As Latino Populations Increase, Communities Are Also Seeing a Growth in Latino-owned Businesses

The Latino population is the fastest growing in the state, resulting in places like Arcadia — a tiny city in Trempealeau County — seeing a marked increase in Latino-owned businesses, like barbershops and restaurants.

La Casa de Esperanza Charter School Teacher Jesus Avila leads his class in a traditional Aztec drumming performance. The charter school is just one of the many educational missions of La Casa de Esperanza, a nonprofit that has served the Waukesha community for more than 50 years. (Photo by Cara Spoto)
La Casa de Esperanza Has Served the Hispanic Community in Waukesha For Much Longer Than a Lot of People Might Think

Agency has served the Latino Community and others in need for more than 50 years