Baton Rouge sees influx of Hispanic population, leaders push to help bridge communities

BATON ROUGE, La. (BPROUD) — The United States Census Bureau shows in the past decade East Baton Rouge Parish had the second-largest Hispanic population growth in the state.

“The Hispanic community makes up 25 percent of our total services but at times it has been as high as 50 percent,” said David Aguillard, executive director of Baton Rouge Catholic Charities Diocese. Read more