Eva Longoria to Appear on Univision's 'Today is the Future'

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Eva Longoria is known for being an advocate of education and its role on the Latino community.

On October 5th, Univision will air Today is the Future, a town hall featuring the 38-year-old star and other education experts, as part of the network's ¡Educate, Es el Momento! education week.

“Hispanics are shaping the future of this country and it’s vital that we take an active role in ensuring their success by underscoring the importance of education by partnering with higher education institutions such as UCLA,” said senior vice president of administration and executive producer of education week at Univision Communications Inc., Fabrizio Alcobe.

“With a school age population that is 52% Latino, California is the beta test forincreasing Hispanic educational attainment.  How it tackles this challenge will set the standard for the rest of the nation.”

The one-hour panel aims to increase awareness about the urgency and value of Latino education in America, and its importance to America’s prosperity and global competitiveness.

Today is the Future will air on Saturday, Oct. 5 at 3:50 p.m. ET/ 2:50 p.m. CT/ 11 a.m. PT on Univision!

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