Eva Elizabeth Slomba to focus on Port Houston, east side communities
Five things to know about Eva Elizabeth Slomba, Public Citizen’s new East Houston Coordinator.
Public Citizen: Tell us a little bit about your background.
Elizabeth Slomba: I’m from a rural town outside of Lufkin in East Texas, and currently live in Houston’s historic Second Ward. I am a bilingual, second generation Mexican American, and a strong LGBTQ+ advocate.
PC: What made you want to become an organizer?
ES: The ability to unite people for a good cause.
PC: What appealed to you about working at Public Citizen?
ES: Public Citizen tries to ensure everyone has a voice.
PC: Tell us about your new role as an organizer with Public Citizen?
ES: As the East Harris County organizer, I am excited to maintain and establish relationships with existing and new Public Citizen partners, and engage with community advocates who want to contribute to positive change in Southeast Houston and neighboring communities. As a seven-year resident of Harris County, and a Latinx organizer, I know that creating clean, efficient, and positive change is possible by combining community efforts and empowering coalitions, because real Houstonians care about one another. It has been an amazing start and being able to connect with community members on behalf of a new organization has been full of acceptance.
PC: What else should people know about you?
ES: I love to cook, and take and give cooking classes to close friends and family. It brings me closer to my culture and those who I enjoy spending time with. I am also an avid collector of Architectural Digest books.