Lambda Theta Phi is a non-profit service/social fraternity which emphasizes Latino unity and the celebration of the Latino culture. With its acceptance into the National Inter-fraternity Conference (NIC) in 1992, Lambda Theta Phi became the first nationally recognized Latino Greek letter fraternity in the country. The fraternity’s goals are to promote scholarship, Latino unity, respect for all cultures, and brotherhood. Lambda Theta Phi has set out to accomplish these goals through responsible political and social action. By working in the surrounding communities, the fraternity hopes to provide both services and positive role models, as well as enhance the image of the Latino culture. Lambda Theta Phi has been involved in numerous voter and citizenship registration drives, has hosted Hispanic college days (introducing thousands of high school students to college), anti-drug rallies, brought noted speakers to college campuses, marched in parades, and organized various cultural, educational and social events. The fraternity has received commendations from the American Red Cross for its fundraising efforts on behalf of the victims of the Mexican earthquakes, the Puerto Rican mudslides, the Colombian volcanic eruptions, Florida’s hurricanes, and the United States’homeless.


The brotherhood includes men of diverse backgrounds and descents working together to realize the organization’s goals. Brothers of Lambda Theta Phi have gone on to become attorneys, scientists, accountants, architects, engineers, entrepreneurs, politicians, and leaders in other fields. Brothers of Lambda Theta Phi have had the distinction of holding positions such as President of the New Jersey Hispanic Bar Association, Executive Director of ASPIRA Inc. of New Jersey, National Director of the Cuban Voter’s League, Executive Director of the Democratic Party for South Florida, State Senator, and U.S. Congressman. Lambda Theta Phi prides itself in the strength of its brotherhood. It provides a support group to help ensure that all brothers achieve their greatest potential. The fraternity believes in power through education. With the creation of the Educational Foundation, the fraternity has given numerous scholarships to students and has funded educational workshops and conferences. We believe that
united there is nothing we can not accomplish. “En La Union Esta La Fuerza” (In Unity There is Strength). Lambda Theta Phi Latin Fraternity, Inc.


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Fraternity Facts

  • Lambda Theta Phi, Latin Fraternity, Inc. was founded on December 1, 1975 at Kean College in Union, New Jersey. Lambda Theta Phi is a non-profit service/social fraternity emphasizing Latin unity and the celebration of the Latin culture. With its acceptance into the National Interfraternal Conference in 1992, Lambda Theta Phi became the first nationally recognized Latino Greek letter fraternity in the country. In 1994, with the release of The History of Lambda Theta Phi, Latin Fraternity, Inc., the fraternity became the first Latino fraternity to publish a historical account about its organization.

  • The fraternity's goals are to promote scholarship, Latin unity, respect for all cultures and brotherhood. Lambda Theta Phi has set out to accomplish these goals through
    responsible political and social action. By working in the community, the fraternity hopes to not only provide service, but to also enhance the image of Latin culture and provide positive role models in the Latino community.

  • Lambda Theta Phi has been involved in numerous voter registration drives, operated free citizenship registration assistance days, Hispanic College Days (Introducing thousands of high school students to college), anti-drug rallies, sponsored noted speakers to college campuses, marched in parades and programmed various cultural, educational and social events.

  • Lambda Theta Phi has also received commendations from the American Red Cross for its fundraising efforts on behalf of victims of earthquakes in Italy and Mexico, mud-slides in
    Puerto Rico, volcanic eruptions in Colombia, the homeless in the United States and Hurricanes in Florida. Lambda Theta Phi has also received commendations from the Division of Youth and Family Services, various other community service organizations as well as proclamations, resolutions and commendations from Congress and other State
    Legislatures.

  • Although Lambda Theta Phi is Latino by tradition, membership is open to all college males and the Brotherhood includes men representing nations of the world. Brothers of Lambda Theta Phi have gone on to become doctors, lawyers, scientists, accountants, engineers, recording artists, entrepreneurs, politicians and leaders in various areas.