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February 25, 2012
Time:4:30-5:30 p.m.
Description:
Eva Longoria delivers 2012 Lozano Long keynote address
Actor, activist and philanthropist Eva Longoria delivers the keynote address at the 2012 Lozano Long Conference, whose theme is "Central Americans and the Latino/a Landscape: New Configurations of Latino/a America." Seating for ticket holders begins at 3:45 p.m. Seats not guaranteed after 4:10 p.m., when remaining seats will be allotted to those in the stand-by line.

Longoria will address some of the principal challenges in the changing Latino landscape that are complicating the cultural concept of Latinidad, such as the current debate surrounding the DREAM Act, which Longoria supports. Q&A to follow. All reserved ticket holders will have an opportunity to submit a conference-themed question for consideration.

Longoria is founder of Eva's Heroes and the national spokesperson for Padres Contra el Cancer. She is executive producer and host for the National Council of La Raza ALMA Awards and executive producer of the documentary "The Harvest," which focuses on the 500,000 child migrant farm workers in the United States.

In 2009, Longoria enrolled in a master's program in Chicano studies and political science and is completing course work in preparation of a thesis on Latina education.
Location:Student Activity Center (SAC) 1.402
URL:More about this event...
Contact:Paloma S Diaz | 512-232-2415
Sponsor:LLILAS & CMAS
Admission:Free and open to the public (ticket required)
Categories:Arts & Humanities, Conference, Everyone, Lecture/talk, Politics & International
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