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Liberty Partnerships

LIU Brooklyn Liberty Partnership Program History

The Liberty Partnership 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.  The legislation stated, "The failure of many young New Yorkers to complete their secondary education limits their opportunity for a life of fulfillment, presents them from advancing into postsecondary education and hinders the state's efforts to provide a well-trained workforce for business and industry in New York."  LPP at Long Island University Brooklyn (LIU Brooklyn) is one of 40 programs funded by the New York State Education Department.

LPP at LIU Brooklyn

LPP at LIU Brooklyn is a college readiness program for New York City high school students.  LPP coordinates an after-school, Saturday and summer program.  Programming is comprised of SAT Prep, tutoring, mentoring, discussion groups, and field trips. In addition, LPP has established dynamic partnerships with the Bedford Stuyvesant YMCA, the American Association of Blacks in Energy , the Summer Energy Academy and several departments on the campus of LIU Brooklyn, including the Arnold & Marie Schwartz College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences.

Programming

The after-school and Saturday program will begin in late September and conclude in early June.  The summer program will begin in early July and conclude in late August.  Programming for after-school is scheduled Monday-Thursday, from 3pm to 6pm.  Programming for Saturday sessions is scheduled from 10am to 2pm.  Programming for summer sessions is scheduled Tuesday-Thursday, from 10am to 3pm.  

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LIU Brooklyn
1 University Plaza
Room M422
Brooklyn, NY 11201

Telephone Number: 718 488-3399
Email: roland.robinson@liu.edu