ABOUT US

FIND OUT WHAT LPKNC IS ALL ABOUT AND GET TO KNOW THE PEOPLE WHO MAKE IT HAPPEN

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Our History

In 2011-2012 two coalitions merged together to form Liberty Partnership Kino Neighborhoods Council, also known as LPKNC. Both were long-standing coalitions, Liberty Partnership which had been around for 15 years and 13 year old Kino Neighborhoods. Together, LPKNC continues to focus and combat the use of Alcohol, Marijuana and Rx drugs among youth in the south-side neighborhoods of Tucson, AZ.

Families within the Liberty Partnership Kino Neighborhoods Council with a focus on youth from ages 8 – 21, but inclusive of all ages. LPKNC Boundaries: 85706, 85713, 85746, 85756, 85714, and 85726

People

Jamal Givens
Jamal Givens
Diana Jimenez-Young
Diana Jimenez-Young
Ligia Castro
Ligia Castro

Mission

To bring together residents, organizations and agencies that are committed to serving the South-side neighborhoods by fostering and maintaining a vital drug free community.

WHAT WE DO

OUR PSAS HAVE AIRED ON LOCAL TELEVISION AFFILIATES AND AT HARKINS THEATRES. HAVE YOU SEEN THEM?

OUR CAMPAIGNS

Sticker Shock Campaign
The Los Tigres Azules youth group and LPKNC members participate in this campaign to place stickers and posters, warning people NOT to buy alcohol for minors, at various liquor stores.
Prescription Medications Campaign
We remind the community via videos and local events that prescription drugs should be under lock, discarded properly, and never flushed down the toilet.
Anti-Substance Poster Campaign
High school and middle school students create original, anti-substance artwork to remind the community that the majority of students are NOT engaging in substance abuse.
Greater Influence Campaign
We produced drink coasters to deliver the message to parents to be a greater influence and talk to their children about alcohol.
Social Host Campaign
The remind the community via videos and written materials that hosting an event where people under 21 consume alcohol is against the law.

UPCOMING EVENTS

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JOIN US

Would you like to make a difference in a child’s life? Join LPKNC in preventing substance abuse in Tucson. By joining our coalition you will get invited to our weekly meetings, where we plan activities and campaigns that make our community a brighter place to live.

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