• Horizon Award from the National Hispanic Foundation for the Arts (2005): Longoria received the Award for her work as a positive Latina role model in the entertainment industry.
• Latina Visionary and Community Empowerment Award from the Women’s Corporation (2006): For her contributions to the Latin community, Longoria received the Latina Visionary and Community Empowerment Award at the 21st National Hispanic Women's Conference, the largest gathering of Latinas in the country. The corporation provides leadership and professional development to more than 2,000 participants and raises funds for college scholarships.
• Mujer/Chair Award from the National Hispana Leadership Institute (2006): Longoria was presented the award for her significant contributions to the empowerment and well-being of the Hispanic community.
• CorazonesUnidos Award from the Larry King Cardiac Foundation in partnership with the American Heart Association (2006): Longoria was presented the award by her long time friend Lance Armstrong for her philanthropic efforts.
• Hope of Los Angeles Award (2008): Longoria was presented the award by Los Angeles Mayor, Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa for her international recognition in her chosen profession and ability to make a positive impact on the lives of others.
• Cesar Chavez Legacy Award (2009): Longoria was honored by the Cesar Chavez foundation at their annual fundraising event “Educating the Heart,” for her work as a rising leader in the Latino community.
• Keynote Speaker (2006): Latino Leaders Luncheon, launched by the Ibarra Strategy Group, formerly Mickey Ibarra & Associates, in 2004 to provide a platform for prominent Latinos to network with each other and gain insight from their peers.
• Keynote Speaker: Playing for Good Philanthropic Summit.
• National Museum of the American Latino Commissioner: Selected by Speaker of the House, Nancy Pelosi.
• Community Service Award by the Mexican American Legal Defense Fund (MALDEF) (2009): Received the Award for her continuous work in the Latino Community.
• Named “Philanthropist of the Year” by The Hollywood Reporter (2009): Named “Philanthropist of the Year” for her dedication and commitment to philanthropic endeavors.
• Selected as a member of the Chase Community Giving Advisory Board (2009): As a member of the Chase Community Giving Advisory Board, Longoria has the opportunity to Award $1 million dollars to a charity that serves the general public in one or more of the following areas: education, healthcare, housing, housing, the environment, combating hunger, arts and culture, human services and animal welfare.
• Received the “Premio de Oro—Distinguished Business Leadership” Award (2010): In recognition of her commitment to expanding opportunities for Las Vegas’ minority and women-owned businesses, Longoria received the first ever “Premio de Oro—Distinguished Business Leadership” Award by the Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce. The award highlights the success of Hispanic entrepreneurs and corporate professionals for their distinguished achievements in the fields of business, and recognizes those who demonstrate innovation, leadership and vision.
• City of Las Vegas and County of Clark County Named “Eva Longoria Day” (2010): February 20th, will forever be known as “Eva Longoria Day” in the city of Las Vegas and the Clark County. The proclamation, given by Commission Chairman Rory Reid, was given to Longoria for her commitment to expanding opportunities for Las Vegas’ minority and women-owned businesses.
• Selected as a Keynote Speaker for Sherry Lansing’s “Big Sister’s Future Fund Luncheon.’ (2010): The Sherry Lansing “Big sister’s Future fund Luncheon” is an annual event that provides scholarships for well deserving high school graduates in Los Angeles, many of whom are the first in their family to earn their diplomas.
|Eva’s Heroes||Chairman and President of the Board||Present|
|National Museum of the American Latino||Board Member||Present|
|Mexican American Legal Defense Education Fund||Board Member||Present|
|LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes||Board Member||Present|
|Bexar County Fine Arts Board||Advisory Board Member||Present|
|Chase Community Giving||Board Member||2009|
Longoria currently works closely with the United Farm Workers, the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund, the Dolores Huerta Foundation, and the National Council of La Raza. In addition, Longoria was recently selected by Speaker of the House, Nancy Pelosi, as an appointee to the National Museum of the American Latino Commission. The National Museum will create a home for the historical artifacts, images, and personal stories documenting more than 500 years of American Latino contributions to the United States.
Longoria is invited to speak all over the country on issues pertaining to philanthropy, civil rights, labor issues, literacy, education, poverty and disabilities. Whether she is volunteering during a presidential campaign, fundraising, engaging Latino voters or spending time with her family, Longoria proves that ambition can be applied to philanthropic ventures, as well as a successful career that knows no boundaries, both in the United States and around the world.