Henry Lozano was appointed as a Steering Committee Member by Steve Robertson of Peace on Earth Project on December 16, 2015 – present. He was Director of Los Angeles County Teen Challenge and Urban Ministry Initiatives July 1, 2011 – October 1, 2014. Mr. Lozano was appointed by Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger to serve the California cabinet office, California Volunteers, as a Commissioner and presently continues to serve in this capacity for Governor Edmund G. Brown in 2010 – Present.
Mr. Lozano is a national leader in Hispanic communities where he served on the board of directors for the National Latino/Hispanic Prevention Network in 1999 – 2004. Mr. Lozano was the founder and director of the US Border Center for the Application of Prevention Technology in 2002 – 2006.
Mr. Lozano is a national leader in Native American communities and serves on the board of directors for White Bison, Inc. 1992 – Present; and has served as a National Advisor to the Founder and Executive Director of the United National Indian Tribal Youth, Inc. since 1994; and became a member of the Board of Trustees in July 2014. Mr. Lozano has been a national trainer and keynote speaker for University of Oklahoma American Indian Institute in 1997 – 2003.
Mr. Lozano was named Deputy Assistant to the President and Director of USA Freedom Corps on September 11, 2007. As Director of USA Freedom Corps, Mr. Lozano was charged with implementing President Bush’s vision for volunteerism and service in America. Echoing the President’s Call to serve, this launched the initiative in his 2002 State of the Union.
Mr. Lozano worked to promote and expand opportunities for Americans looking to service causes greater than themselves.
Mr. Lozano was appointed by President George W. Bush and confirmed by the Senate to serve on the board of directors for the Corporation for National and Community Service from 2003 to 2007. Mr. Lozano was appointed by George W. Bush as Co-Chair of the President’s Advisory Commission on Drug-Free Communities serving the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy Director John P. Walters in 2001 - 2003.
Mr. Lozano was appointed by President William J. Clinton to the President’s Advisory Commission on Drug-Free Communities serving the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy Director General Barry McCaffery in 1998 – 2001.
Mr. Lozano has had the privilege of serving the United States Department of Health & Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Center for Substance Abuse Prevention National Advisory Council; serving Secretary Donna D. Shalala, Secretary Tommy Thompson and Secretary Michael Leavitt in 2000 – 2007. Mr. Lozano continues to serve the United States Department of Health & Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Center for Substance Abuse Treatment as a National Partner to the National Recovery Month Campaign.
Mr. Lozano was recognized by White House President, George H. W. Bush and the President’s Drug Advisory Council, as one of the top drug prevention coalition leaders in the United States at the National Leadership Forum in 1990.
In 1985, shortly after United States Drug Enforcement Administration Special Agent Enrique “Kiki” Camarena was kidnapped, tortured and murdered by Mexican drug traffickers, Congressman Duncan Hunter invited Kiki’s high school friend, Henry Lozano, Director of Imperial Valley County Teen Challenge to launch “Camarena Clubs” in their hometown of Calexico, California. These Camarena Club members pledged to lead drug-free lives to honor the sacrifice made by Kiki. In 1986, Henry, as a board member of Californians for Drug-Free Youth, Inc. launched the first California Red Ribbon Week celebration. This drug abuse prevention initiative was launched nationally in 1988 and the United States Drug Enforcement Administration estimates that 80 million Americans participated in some way during 2011.
Mr. Lozano continues to travel nationally during the National Recovery Month Campaign in October to speak to schools, communities and federal agencies on behalf of his friend, Drug Enforcement Administration Special Agent, Enrique “Kiki” Camarena.
The leadership of My Life My Power (https://www.mylifemypower.org) an International 501(c) 3 Organization, joined Henry C. Lozano as Co-Founders of the International Red Ribbon Movement (http://www.internationalredribbonmovement.org/) that launched onOctober 14, 2015 in four states simultaneously, Texas, Arizona, Florida and California. The International Red Ribbon movement also has support from Japan, Korea and Africa.