Throughout its existence, SIPA has been cited and commended for its outstanding work by numerous legislative officials and governmental
agencies, including these notable recognition awards:
  • Ninoy Aquino Movement Service Award
  • Leadership Education for Asian Pacifics (LEAP) Community Service Award
  • Banaag Award (Overseas Filipino Organization), Malacanang Palace
  • California 49th Assembly District 2011 Day of Inclusion Organizational Awardee

SIPA’s longtime Executive Director, Joel Jacinto, has also been cited for his work through the following recognitions:
  • Filipinas Magazine Community Service Award
  • California 45th Assembly District’s Asian Pacific-Islander Heritage Month Honoree
  • Durfee Foundation Sabbatical Program