ALPFA (Association of Latino Professionals for America) was the first national Latino professional association in the United States, established in Los Angeles in 1972.


Throughout our 43-year history, we have experienced steady growth and demonstrated consistent value. ALPFA continues to build upon its proud legacy with a mission: To empower and develop Latino men and women as leaders of character for the nation, in every sector of the global economy

At ALPFA Cal State LA, we are dedicated to our member's growth in both personal and professional capacities. We are an all-inclusion organization, open to any who shares our mission, purpose, and values. 


ALPFA creates opportunities, adds value, and builds relationships for its members, the community, and its business partners. Similarly, ALPFA Cal State LA strives for continuous excellence through professional growth, relationship building with professionals, service to the community, service, and culture.


We aspire to connect a global network of passionate Latino Leaders for exponential impact on the world by catalyzing their life's purpose through leadership development events. Additionally, we seek to strengthen America by transforming the lives of over 1,000,000 Latino students, professionals, and entrepreneurs into purpose-driven leaders.



  • Professional Growth

  • Integrity

  • Culture

  • Inclusiveness

  • Teamwork

  • Service

  • Community