Anna María Nogar for The Conversation

Anna María Nogar for The Conversation

A new U.S. quarter shows Nina Otero-Warren, a leader in New Mexico’s suffrage movement and the first female superintendent of Santa Fe public schools.

Latina champion of women’s voting rights and education in New Mexico now graces US quarters

By: - January 2, 2023

Otero-Warren tirelessly advocated in Spanish and English for New Mexico to ratify the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, which gave women the right to vote. In order for a constitutional amendment to take effect, it must be ratified by three-fourths of all states. In New Mexico, Otero-Warren implemented strategies advanced by the Congressional Union, […]