OSIA provides Italians, Men and Women, and their families with unique opportunities and benefits.

  • A free subscription to Italian America magazine, the most widely read cultural magazine in the U.S. for people of Italian heritage.
  • Access to OSIA.ORG, our cutting-edge Web site full of information about issues, programs, reports and research important to Italian Americans.
  • Eligibility for OSIA scholarships and participation in OSIA youth programs.
  • A host of discounts on Italian specialty items and services of interest to Italian Americans, including genealogy research, travel, Italian language instruction, and more.


  • Promote Italian language and culture in U.S. schools and colleges.
  • Fight the stereotyping of Italian Americans by the U.S. entertainment, advertising and news media.
  • Educate the general public about the achievements and contributions of Italian Americans in U.S. history.
  • Award scholarships to young Italian Americans at leading universities. More than $36 million awarded to date.
  • Assist Italian American students and young professionals with their career plans through internships, mentoring, and youth programs.
  • Donate funds to medical research, disaster relief efforts, education, cultural preservation and other important projects. More than $80 million to date.
  • Advocate for Italian Americans pursuing federal and state appointments, and for important legislation affecting the Italian American community.


Each applicant requires sponsorship from a current member.  Once your application is received, you will be contacted by the membership committee and invited to an orientation lecture.  Your sponsor is expected to join you.  If you do not have a sponsor, the membership committee will assign one to you. 

Interested applicants can choose between several ways of joining.

Membership in our local chapter has the added benefit of being part of our lodge, where we host many functions in addition to regularly scheduled Vegas nights. In addition, the main hall is available to rent for weddings or other private parties.

To apply for membership in our local chapter please follow these instructions:

1. Print out the NYS Grand Lodge Application Form – NYS Grand Lodge Application Form – Download PDF Document

2. Fill out all pertinent information & supply email address on very bottom of form

3. Mail form to:

Constantino Brumidi Lodge
2075 Deer Park Avenue
Deer Park, NY 11729

Any questions feel free to contact Membership Chairperson Lucille (631-667-3108)  to join the Lodge.

Or, please send us an email with your name, telephone number and message, and we’ll be happy to call you.

Send your email to Lodge@SonsofItalyLi.com