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Jimmy Smits: Making Time to Give Back

The actor goes beyond his TV, film, and Broadway career to inspire young Latinos interested in the arts.

Jimmy Smits - AARP VIVA Magazine

— Andrew Eccles

En español | Jimmy Smits was tired of being a photo op for causes — just another celebrity asked to say a few words and then gently trundled offstage. If this was activism, it wasn't very active. So in 1996, while he, Esai Morales, and Sonia Braga toured with the Rock the Vote campaign, they asked themselves how they could make a difference in people's lives. The answer, says Smits, "seemed like a no-brainer — the education quotient was very important." With that realization, the three, along with attorney Felix Sanchez, cofounded the National Hispanic Foundation for the Arts. … Back to Article

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