November 2009, Volume 13, Number 8


Padrón and Longoria on national commission

Actress Eva Longoria Parker and MDC President Eduardo Padrón
Actress Eva Longoria Parker and MDC President Eduardo Padrón

MDC President Dr. Eduardo J. Padrón and actress Eva Longoria Parker of Desperate Housewives fame are two of a 23-member presidential/congressional commission charged with preparing a report with recommendations on the establishment of a national museum of the American Latino in Washington, D.C.

Longoria was appointed to the commission by President Barack Obama and Padrón was appointed by Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Kentucky).

Also appointed to the group is MDC alumnus and entertainment mogul Emilio Estefan.

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