About Us

People For Upland Parks is a non-profit organization established by City of Upland residents to advocate for the preservation and protection of public land, especially parks. 

Our Mission

Advocate for the preservation, protection and enhancement of our open green space on behalf of local and non local residents for the betterment of our health, well-being and enrichment of our community. 

Our Statement of Values

  • Maximize green space (which includes trees and plants),

 

  • Maximize multipurpose open space (where there are no existing trees or structures). Diversification of uses.

 

  • Maximize accessibility - economically and physically (e.g. wheelchair accessible).  Ensure that disadvantaged residents will have equal access to parks as a public good.  Minimize fees.

 

  • Maximize environmental sustainability.  Incorporate native and drought tolerant plants/trees.  Maximize groundwater recharge and wildlife habitat.

 

  • Foster community bonding and improve existing community spaces, community into park design and rehab. 

 

  • Incorporate public art and cultural diversity into designs and planned use

 

  • Ensure public transparency and accountability, follow all laws regarding public hearings and elections for proposed changes.

 
 
 
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