Top Notch Tuesday: Philanthropist Eva Longoria
In recent years she become more involved in politics, focusing on economic empowerment and immigration reform. In 2012, she was one of seven Californians named to the post of co-chair of Barack Obama's re-election campaign. She was a featured speaker at the 2012 Democratic National Convention where she endorsed President Obama's reelection. She even enrolled in a Master's degree program in Politics and Chicano Studies to further her understanding of the needs of her community. She has embraced the notion of using her platform as a celebrity to bring action and attention to social ills. With an increase in exposure through social media and increased speaking engagements, Longoria has proven to be a Top Notch performer in the field of philanthropy and community service.