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Tess Darrow Appointed to D.A.R.E. Youth Advisory Board

Filed in Community/PACT, News, Youth by on December 15, 2016 • views: 593
Tess Darrow Appointed to D.A.R.E. Youth Advisory Board
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We are excited to share that Pelham teen Tess Darrow was chosen to be the New York State representative for the D.A.R.E America Youth Advisory Board (YAB). Tess is a sophomore at PMHS and is a member of PACT’s Youth Leadership Council. She was also a 2016 PACT Summer Intern, where she attended the Youth […]

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Students at PACT’s Leadership Summit Work to Impact the Pelham Community

Filed in Community/PACT, Events, News, Parents, Youth by on December 8, 2016 • views: 461
Students at PACT’s Leadership Summit Work to Impact the Pelham Community
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More than 80 students attended Pelham PACT’s annual Youth Leadership Summit on December 7, where comedian and speaker Javier Sanchez spoke with high school students about “Social Media for Leadership & Change.” Pelham Memorial High School students from all grades were invited to attend the event, which was held at Pelham Country Club. In between […]

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Announcing the PMHS Leadership Summit: December 7

Filed in Events, News, Parents, Youth by on November 10, 2016 • views: 605
Announcing the PMHS Leadership Summit: December 7
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The 2016 Pelham PACT High School Leadership Summit will take place on Wednesday, December 7, an early release day, from 8:30am to 2:30pm at the Pelham Country Club. Approximately 100 high school students, selected on a first-come, first-served basis, will spend the day off campus talking about the topic of social media. The Summit is […]

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What Resources Do You Need?

Filed in News, Parents, Youth by on November 7, 2016 • views: 363
What Resources Do You Need?
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We want to be a resource for the community and parents of Pelham when it comes to substance use and other issues affecting our youth. As such, we’ve been busy updating our website over the past couple of months, adding new pages with facts about specific drugs and updating the Parent and Youth Resources pages. […]

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PACT’s October 2016 Community Advisory Council Meeting

Filed in Community/PACT, Events, News, Parents by on October 31, 2016 • views: 401
PACT’s October 2016 Community Advisory Council Meeting
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PACT held its Community Advisory Council Meeting on Tuesday, October 25, at The Manor Club. Breakfast was an opportunity for attendees to mingle and network before the formal agenda began at 9am. PACT hosts two such meetings a year in an effort to keep the connections among coalition members strong and current. The purpose of […]

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Saturday is National Prescription Take-Back Day

Filed in Community/PACT, News, Parents by on October 20, 2016 • views: 307
Saturday is National Prescription Take-Back Day
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October 22 is the Drug Enforcement Administration’s National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day. Through this day, the DEA aims to provide a safe, convenient, and responsible way of disposing of prescription drugs, while also educating the general public about the potential for abuse of medications. If you have unused, expired, or unwanted prescription drugs in your […]

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Recap: PACT Town Hall Meeting

Filed in Community/PACT, News, Parents, Youth by on October 10, 2016 • views: 493
Recap: PACT Town Hall Meeting
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Over 60 attendees gathered at the Daronco Townhouse on October 5 to hear from the Youth Leadership Council (YLC) of PACT. Specifically, these ten teens presented their work on developing, branding, and promoting a “pop-up” teen center here in Pelham, known as The Pelham LOFT. After a brief introduction of PACT and the summer internship […]

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Plan to Attend PACT’s Community Advisory Council on October 25

Filed in Community/PACT, News by on October 6, 2016 • views: 394
Plan to Attend PACT’s Community Advisory Council on October 25
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Please join us at PACT’s Community Advisory Council on Tuesday, October 25, from 8:30-10:00am at the Manor Club (1023 Esplanade). Meet PACT’s new Executive Director, Laura Caruso, hear about the organization’s plans for the year, and collaborate on innovative ways to serve our youth. We have an exciting year and lots of plans for the future, […]

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Could your children be “addicted” to electronic devices?

Filed in News, Parents by on October 6, 2016 • views: 1219
Could your children be “addicted” to electronic devices?
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By Teddy Johnson Board Member, Pelham PACT Coalition I recently read an article in the New York Post about screen addiction, and couldn’t help thinking about my own parenting. I know that limiting electronic device use with my own children is difficult because their reactions are so much more overblown than they used to be—what did […]

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Pelham PACT is hiring a Youth Advocate!

Filed in Community/PACT, News, Youth by on September 28, 2016 • views: 829
Pelham PACT is hiring a Youth Advocate!
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Youth Advocate Job Description   JOB DESCRIPTION: The Pelham PACT Coalition (PACT) seeks a dynamic and collaborative Youth Advocate to work with Pelham’s young people, PACT Executive Director, volunteers, and coalition members to empower youth to make safe and healthy decisions. The Youth Advocate will expand PACT’s positive youth development programming through the development and […]

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Join PACT’s YLC and The Picture House for “Friday Night Frights” in October

Filed in Community/PACT, News, Parents, Youth by on September 27, 2016 • views: 414
Join PACT’s YLC and The Picture House for “Friday Night Frights” in October
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Friday Night Frights is a series of teen events hosted by The Pelham Picture House in collaboration with the PACT Youth Leadership Council. Every Friday in October at 9:30pm, The Pelham Picture House will feature classic and modern horror films: The Shining, Nosferatu* with live score by The Invincible Czars, A Nightmare on Elm Street, and Rocky […]

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Come to our Town Hall Meeting on October 5!

Filed in Community/PACT, Parents, Youth by on September 19, 2016 • views: 315
Come to our Town Hall Meeting on October 5!
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You are cordially invited to attend the Pelham PACT Coalition’s Town Hall Meeting on October 5, 2016, from 7-8:30pm at Daronco Town House. Come hear our summer interns present the results of a summer spent designing a new teen website, planning teen events, and creating a social media presence dedicated to Pelham teens. We’ve all […]

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