About Us

About UpnUp

Mission Statement: Unified People, Unified Purpose is a multi-racial, multi-faith grassroots organization dedicated to eradicating racial, economic, and social injustice wherever it persists. Our mission is to unify diverse communities with a common purpose, fostering collaboration and understanding, and to lead this generation towards a future marked by justice, equality, and dignity for all.

Our Vision is a world where people of color in low-income communities are treated with unwavering justice, dignity, and respect, providing them the opportunity to break free from systemic barriers and reach their full social potential. We envision a society where every individual, regardless of their economic background, can thrive and contribute meaningfully to the social fabric of their communities and beyond.

Core Values:

  1. Unity in Diversity:

    • We believe in the strength that arises from embracing our differences and fostering unity across diverse racial, ethnic, and religious backgrounds.
  2. Justice for All:

    • We are committed to dismantling systemic injustice and inequality, working towards a society where everyone has equal access to opportunities and rights.
  3. Grassroots Empowerment:

    • We empower communities at the grassroots level, recognizing that meaningful change often begins with individuals and local initiatives.
  4. Inclusive Collaboration:

    • We advocate for inclusive collaboration, working with individuals, organizations, and communities from various backgrounds to amplify our impact and address injustice comprehensively.
  5. Education and Awareness:

    • We prioritize education and awareness initiatives to foster understanding, challenge stereotypes, and promote a culture of empathy and respect.
  6. Nonviolent Advocacy:

    • We believe in the power of nonviolent advocacy and civil discourse as tools to bring about transformative change, creating a society built on principles of justice and compassion.


  1. Systemic Change:

    • Advocate for and actively work towards systemic changes that eliminate racial, economic, and social injustice at all levels of society.
  2. Community Empowerment:

    • Empower local communities through education, resources, and support, ensuring that every individual has the tools to effect positive change.
  3. Policy Advocacy:

    • Engage in policy advocacy to influence legislation that promotes equality, justice, and fairness for all members of society.
  4. Cultural Sensitivity:

    • Promote cultural sensitivity and understanding, fostering an environment where diverse perspectives are respected and celebrated.
  5. Youth Engagement:

    • Invest in youth engagement programs, empowering the next generation to become advocates for justice and change.
  6. Collaborative Partnerships:

    • Build collaborative partnerships with like-minded organizations, faith groups, and individuals to create a united front against injustice.
  7. Public Awareness Campaigns:

    • Launch public awareness campaigns to shed light on systemic issues, challenge stereotypes, and encourage a collective commitment to justice.

Call to Action: Unified People, Unified Purpose calls on individuals of all backgrounds to join hands in this shared endeavor. By standing together against injustice, we aim to create a legacy of equity, fairness, and unity for the generations to come. Together, we can turn the tide and march towards a future where justice is not just an aspiration but a lived reality for all.