Alicia Dickerson Montemayor
Who is Alicia Dickerson Montemayor?
Alicia Dickerson Montemayor was a Latino activist from Laredo, Texas, the first woman elected to a national office not specifically designated for a woman, having served as vice president general of the interest group, the League of United Latin American Citizens. She was also the first woman to serve as associate editor of the LULAC newspaper and the first to write a charter to fund a LULAC youth group. Montemayor urged the inclusion of girls and women into Latin American activism and also promoted the interests of middle-class Mexican-Americans. and she is a designated Women's History Month Honoree by the National Women's History Project.
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