In this episode of Discussion Over Dinner, we have a conversation about the rich and varied stories and experiences of Latino-Americans in LaPorte County. LaPorte County has over 7,000 residents that have a history in Mexico, the Caribbean, Central America, or South America. Join us as we listen to three LaPorte County residents with Latin American roots tell their stories and share their viewpoints.
Many Rust Belt communities, large and small, are seeking ways to evolve their economies from reliance on low-skill factory jobs and company town employers (many now long gone) to more diverse and dynamic entrepreneurial economies. In what ways is LaPorte, Indiana leadership trying to evolve and grow through these larger changes happening around the country?