The Liberty Partnerships Program provides services to 240 urban students during the academic year and summer months. Activities include after-school sessions, tutoring, counseling, college tours, mentoring, cultural enrichment, and field trips.
Grade 8: During the academic year, LPP students attend after-school sessions for homework assistance and participate in Mentoring at Marist. Mentoring sessions are held on campus and provide academic enrichment and college exposure. In the summer, students participate in LPP's award-winning Travel Camp that focuses on language arts and local history.
Grades 9-12: Activities are offered to help students prepare to graduate from high school and enter post-secondary education or the workforce. In addition to counseling and tutoring, LPP offers:
- Transition Event for 9th Graders that provides workshops to help students succeed in high school. Topics include include study skills and issues with peers.
- Marist Experience, a residential experience that exposes students to college life and the college application process. Marist staff from various departments discuss pertinent topics with the students.
- Career Academy, a series of events on campus and in the community that are designed to expose students to careers and majors in college.
- College Tours representing public and private institutions.
Parent Involvement:: Parents are encouraged to take an active in the program. LPP offers parent conferences that focus on pertinent issues such as bullying and the college application process.