SIPA enriches and empowers generations of Pilipino Americans and others by providing health and human services, community economic development, arts and culture, and a place where people of all backgrounds come together to strengthen community.
What We Do
SIPA's three pillars of work are Health and Human Services, Community Economic Development, and Arts and Culture. Guided by these pillars, SIPA serves approximately 1500 low-income, disadvantaged, underserved, at-risk, multi-ethnic youth and families of color in the Historic Filipinotown community of Los Angeles, and Filipino Americans throughout Los Angeles County. SIPA offers mental health support and linkages to resources, family support and youth programs through the Health and Human Services pillar of work. Community Economic Development includes small business assistance, affordable housing, and Filipinos Feed the Frontlines program. Arts and Culture include language class, community events, and a variety of cultural education programs for youth and seniors.