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Name Latinas Promoviendo Comunidad/Lambda Pi Chi Sorority, Inc.
Founding Date April 16, 1988
Incorporation Date
April 8, 1991
Motto La Hermandad Nunca Termina
Tagline Women of Strength, Women of Character
Colors Red, Gold, Black, and White
Mascot Butterfly    
Flower Red Carnation 
Jewel Fire Opal  
Appellation Pi Chis

Notable Facts

  • We are a member of the National Association of Latino Fraternal Organizations (NALFO)
  • We are a nationally insured organization
  • We were the first Latina sorority founded at an Ivy-league institution
  • We were the first Latina sorority incorporated in New York State
  • We have 30 undergraduate chapters located at over 35 colleges and universities
  • We have 14 professional/graduate chapters located across the country
  • On December 28, 2001, the New York City Council recognized Latinas Promoviendo Comunidad/ Lambda Pi Chi Sorority, Inc. for its continued service and dedication to Latinos and the New York City community at-large
  • We were the first Latina-focused Sorority in Washington, DC, and North Carolina
  • We were the first Latina-focused Sorority at the following colleges/universities 
    • Cornell University
    • Columbia University
    • American University
    • Georgetown University
    • Wesleyan University
    • The George Washington University
    • University of Massachusetts - Amherst
    • Duke University
    • University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
    • George Mason University
    • North Carolina State University
    • Johns Hopkins University
    • North Carolina Central University (NCCU)
      • NCCU was the Sorority's first chapter at a historically black college and university (HBCU)
    • Campbell University
    • High Point University
    • Rhodes College
    • Western Carolina University
  • We have over 81 countries, nationalities and ethnicities represented in our Hermandad
  • Our Hermanas currently reside in 5 of the 7 continents
  • We have a 36% graduation rate of Hermanas attaining advanced degrees