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Family Engagement

Since family and community engagement is essential for student success, Marist College Liberty Partnerships Program (LPP) created a full-time Family Engagement Coordinator (FEC) position in 2017. The main [...]

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Empire Promise

The 2019 Empire Promise Youth Summit kicked off our 30th Anniversary Celebration of the Liberty Partnerships Program! Thank you to all 350+ in attendance for making the 15th [...]

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Liberty Partnerships Program Focuses on Summer Melt

LPP offers holistic, research-based, pre-collegiate/dropout prevention programs and services to school-age students across New York State. These programs support students' overall social, emotional, academic, and vocational development, along [...]

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Binghamton Teens Build Ramp for City Resident

"BINGHAMTON, N.Y. -- It's a summer vacation of giving back. A group of Binghamton teens isn't spending their time-off indoors. Instead, they're coming together to improve their community. [...]

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Highlighting Utica’s true strength

"Alexia Vo, a rising senior at Thomas R. Proctor High School, won the annual Give Back to Utica essay contest, earning a paid summer internship at the Utica [...]

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Newsletter: Program Summer 2019 Report

The Liberty Partnerships Program (LPP) was established in 1988 under Section 612, Subdivision 6 of the Education Law to address the significant dropout rate among New York’s youth. [...]

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JCC’s Liberty Partnerships Program holds camp

"JAMESTOWN — Jamestown Community College’s Liberty Partnerships Program welcomed 22 high school students from Jamestown, Dunkirk, and Salamanca to a camp experience earlier this summer. Participants in the [...]

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30 Years of Liberty

In 1988, the then senior Governor Cuomo called upon the state to invest in critical support for youth and address the significant drop out rate by stating, “the [...]

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