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Review of Screenagers by Angelina Rosa

Filed in Events, Youth by on April 11, 2017 • views: 370
Review of Screenagers by Angelina Rosa

FacebookTwitterGoogle+emailOn March 21, 2017, around 200 people gathered for a screening of the documentary Screenagers at The Picture House, sponsored by Pelham PACT, Community Care Center, and the Pelham Middle School PTA. Here is a review of the film by Pelham Memorial High School student and PACT Youth Leadership Council member, Angelia Rosa. “Technological innovation and advancement […]

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April 20 is Healthy Teen Brain Day

Filed in Community/PACT, Events, News, Parents, Youth by on April 10, 2017 • views: 422
April 20 is Healthy Teen Brain Day

FacebookTwitterGoogle+emailLast year, the Westchester Coalition for Drug and Alcohol Free Youth, in partnership with more than 20 coalitions and municipalities throughout the county, proclaimed April 20 as Healthy Teen Brain Day. The day, 420, has become associated in pop culture with marijuana use, so Pelham PACT and other coalitions used the day to honor teens who are making […]

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April is Alcohol Awareness Month

Filed in Community/PACT, News, Parents, Youth by on April 4, 2017 • views: 517
April is Alcohol Awareness Month

FacebookTwitterGoogle+email Alcohol is the most commonly used and abused drug among youth in the United States. As teenagers mature, it is natural and developmentally appropriate for them to assert their independence, and that often turns into seeking new challenges and taking more risks. Many teens want to try alcohol but may not fully realize its […]

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You’re Invited: Community Advisory Council

Filed in Community/PACT, Events, News, Parents by on March 28, 2017 • views: 442
You’re Invited: Community Advisory Council

FacebookTwitterGoogle+email Pelham PACT Coalition’s Community Advisory Council Meeting April 20, 2017 8:30-10:00am The Manor Club Please join us at PACT’s Community Advisory Forum on Thursday, April 20, from 8:30-10:00am at the Manor Club (1023 Esplanade).  PACT Coalition Director, Laura Caruso, will share data from the recent Prevention Needs Assessment Survey, which took place at PMS […]

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Pelham LOFT Launches Teen Website

Filed in Community/PACT, News, Parents, Youth by on March 27, 2017 • views: 418
Pelham LOFT Launches Teen Website

FacebookTwitterGoogle+email  After months of hard work, PACT’s Youth Leadership Council is proud to present the brand new website for Pelham LOFT: www.pelhamloft.org. Pelham teens can visit this website to find out about local news, teen events, volunteer opportunities, and updates from PACT. “We are so proud of our teens, who have truly developed this website […]

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Recap of the PACT Town Hall: Screenagers

Filed in Community/PACT, Events, News, Parents by on March 25, 2017 • views: 550
Recap of the PACT Town Hall: Screenagers

FacebookTwitterGoogle+emailThere was a packed house at the Pelham Picture House on Tuesday, March 21, 2017, when almost 200 people attended the showing of the documentary film Screenagers. In attendance were parents of elementary, middle, and high school students, school administrators, and counselors. The event was held as a Town Hall sponsored by Pelham PACT, Community […]

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PACT is hiring a Social Marketing Manager!

Filed in Community/PACT, News, Parents by on March 9, 2017 • views: 641
PACT is hiring a Social Marketing Manager!

FacebookTwitterGoogle+emailAre you looking for a way to make an im-PACT in the lives of Pelham’s youth? PACT is looking for a new part-time Social Marketing Manager / Project Coordinator. The position drives PACT’s public facing work, managing the coalition’s multi-faceted communication plan, and coordinating member and community programming. The ideal candidate will have strong communication skills, a […]

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Kahoot Trivia Night for Teens on March 31

Filed in Events, News, Youth by on March 7, 2017 • views: 479
Kahoot Trivia Night for Teens on March 31

FacebookTwitterGoogle+emailPACT’s Youth Leadership Council and the Pelham LOFT present: Kahoot Trivia Night at JCafe! Friday, March 31 from 5-6:30pm at JCafe $5 entry fee includes free food! Register your team to attend by visiting Eventbrite!

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Resources from Marijuana Awareness Month

Filed in News, Parents by on February 28, 2017 • views: 494
Resources from Marijuana Awareness Month

FacebookTwitterGoogle+emailAs we wrap up Marijuana Awareness Month, we wanted to bring together all the links that we’ve been sharing on our social media accounts throughout the month related to talking with teens about marijuana use. We hope you find these resources helpful and please let us know if you have other websites that have helped […]

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Screenagers Re-Scheduled for March 21

Filed in Community/PACT, Events, News, Parents, Youth by on February 27, 2017 • views: 1043
Screenagers Re-Scheduled for March 21

FacebookTwitterGoogle+email Pelham PACT’s spring Town Hall event has been re-scheduled for Tuesday, March 21, at 7:30pm at The Picture House. We will be screening the award-winning documentary Screenagers: Growing Up in the Digital Age, followed by a panel discussion facilitated by Sharon Charles, a social worker on staff at Pelham Middle School. This FREE event is […]

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PACT Represented Pelham at CADCA National Forum

Filed in Community/PACT, News by on February 16, 2017 • views: 1097
PACT Represented Pelham at CADCA National Forum

FacebookTwitterGoogle+emailFrom February 6 to 9, Pelham PACT Coalition Director Laura Caruso and social marketing manager Kimberly Green attended the National Leadership Forum for CADCA (Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America), held at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center just outside of Washington, D.C. Nearly 3,000 attendees from community coalitions in all 50 states came together […]

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PACT’s Prevention Needs Assessment Survey Taking Place this Week

Filed in News, Parents by on February 13, 2017 • views: 443
PACT’s Prevention Needs Assessment Survey Taking Place this Week

FacebookTwitterGoogle+emailThe week of February 13, Pelham students in grades 8, 10, and 12 will take part in a voluntary and anonymous youth survey. The survey being used is the Prevention Needs Assessment Survey (PNA) and it is designed to measure alcohol, tobacco, and drug use; the factors that place students at risk for problem behaviors; and […]

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