“I was born and raised in Corpus Christi, Texas, just a few hours from the U.S.-Mexico border. My family has lived there for nine generations, under multiple flags. As a Mexican-American growing up in a city with a large, established Hispanic community, my hybrid identity was not unique; many friends and classmates experienced a similar cultural mix. Growing up in this vibrant community left me with a strong desire to give back to them in the same way that they gave to me.” Read more at the Huffington Post
Longoria has just been named co-chair to President Obaman’s reelection campaign as well.