What Eva Longoria Says About Mexico and How She’s Making a Difference in the Latino Community

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The MEXICO Report
By Susie Albin-Najera

Eva Longoria Parker (photo Copyright Fredrick M. Brown / Getty Images)

“I was born in the U.S. but my heart belongs to Mexico” – Eva Longoria Parker

Not only is actress Eva Longoria Parker of Mexican descent, she is the epitome of beauty and talent, and extremely involved in giving back to the community, affiliated with dozens of non profits and charitable organizations, with the majority focused on the Latino community.

Near and dear to her heart, Eva founded Eva’s Heroes, an organization dedicated to enriching the lives of those with intellectual special needs by providing an inclusive setting built on four tenets – interact, grow, learn and love. Based in San Antonio, TX, the organization helps teens and young adults with special needs to integrate and flourish in society. Inspired by her sister, who was born with an intellectual disability and her mother who became a special education teacher because of it, Eva has been involved in all facets of this disability since she could walk and talk.

Eva's Heroes

Here you can find a full bio of all Eva’s charity work.

For more information on Eva’s Hereos, visit http://www.evasheroes.org/

The MEXICO Report salutes Eva Longoria Parker for all of her contributions especially to the Mexican-American community!


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Susie Albin-Najera
Susie Albin-Najera is the creator and editor of The Mexico Report, an award winning travel blog showcasing news, deals and resources for the modern traveler. Najera is a writer, author, travel blogger, marketing and public relations specialist and producer. Najera serves on the host committee for Maestro Cares, founded by singer Marc Anthony and producer Henry Cardenas; and on the advisory board for Corazon de Vida, providing aid to children in Mexico. She is also the creator of 'The Real Heroes of Mexico' showcasing community heroes in Mexico and producer of Latino Thought Makers. Najera has been recognized by the Mexican Consulate and Mexico Tourism Board for fostering positive relations between countries and her dedication to showcasing Mexico as a premiere destination. She can be reached at info@themexicoreport.com

1 comment for “What Eva Longoria Says About Mexico and How She’s Making a Difference in the Latino Community

  1. 2010-10-01 at 8:24 pm

    Eva Longoria…beautiful, passionate, and talented. She’s a great role model for my biligual, bicultural, and binational children…

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