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Angst Shines a Light on Youth Anxiety and Draws a Crowd to The Picture House

Filed in Internships, News, Parents by on January 2, 2018 • views: 681
Angst Shines a Light on Youth Anxiety and Draws a Crowd to The Picture House
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A crowd of nearly 150 parents, students, and educators gathered at The Picture House on January 17th for a screening of Angst, a documentary film that portrays the struggles young people face when in coping with anxiety. The event, which was co-sponsored by Pelham PACT, Pelham SEPTA and Community Care Center, sought to draw local […]

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‘Hidden in Plain Sight’ Teaches Parents to Spot Signs of Hidden Substance Use

Filed in Events, Parents by on November 14, 2017 • views: 193
‘Hidden in Plain Sight’ Teaches Parents to Spot Signs of Hidden Substance Use
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Being able to recognizing signs of substance use was the primary message of a workshop at the Manor Club on November 29th — being surprised at how ill-equipped they were to do that prior to the presentation was the near-universal feeling of those who attended. Two dozen Pelham parents learned to identify vape pens, flasks […]

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PMS Students Focus on Social Media for Positive Change

Filed in Events, Youth by on November 14, 2017 • views: 414
PMS Students Focus on Social Media for Positive Change
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More than 100 students attended Pelham PACT’s annual Youth Leadership Summit on December 7th, 2017, where comedian and motivational speaker Javier Sanchez led middle school students in a series of workshops and activities around the theme of “Social Media for Positive Leadership & Change.” Pelham Middle School students from grades 7 and 8 were invited […]

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Pelham Middle School Youth Summit Permission Slips

Filed in Events, Parents, Uncategorized, Youth by on November 7, 2017 • views: 172
Pelham Middle School Youth Summit Permission Slips
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Is your middle schooler interested in attending our 2017 Youth Summit, Social Media for Positive Leadership and Change? If so, please download the following permission slip, sign it, and return it to the main office at PMS by December 1st. 2017 MS Summit Permission Slip

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Pelham LOFT Hosts K-5 Waterpark Night at Kinetic

Filed in News, Parents, Youth by on November 2, 2017 • views: 148
Pelham LOFT Hosts K-5 Waterpark Night at Kinetic
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Back by popular demand! Pelham LOFT is hosting a Waterpark night on Friday, January 19th from 4-6 PM at Kinetic Sports Club! Students in grades K-5 are invited to splash, slide and play in the sprinklers at Kinetic’s brand-new waterpark. Tickets are $15 per person and will be onsale next week. Fine print: Children ages […]

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PACT’s Community Advisory Council Meeting, Wednesday October 25th

Filed in Community/PACT, Events, Parents by on October 23, 2017 • views: 229
PACT’s Community Advisory Council Meeting, Wednesday October 25th
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For over ten years, Pelham PACT has been on the front lines of supporting families and encouraging youth to make positive and substance-free choices. This Wednesday, we invite local businesses, community leaders, youth-serving organizations and fellow parents and community members to join us in conversation on  as we talk about what we have learned in […]

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PACT Town Hall this Wednesday, October 18th at 7PM

Filed in Community/PACT, Events, News, Parents by on October 17, 2017 • views: 123
PACT Town Hall this Wednesday, October 18th at 7PM
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Join us for our PACT’s Town Hall, ‘The Sustainability of Pelham LOFT’ on October 18th at 7PM at Daronco Town House. Our summer interns will be presenting their work from this summer, which focuses on the sustainability of Pelham LOFT, and their plans for the upcoming year. We hope to see you there!

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PACT Town Hall POSTPONED

Filed in Community/PACT, Events, News, Parents by on October 4, 2017 • views: 136
PACT Town Hall POSTPONED
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PACT’s Town Hall, ‘The Sustainability of Pelham LOFT’ originally scheduled for tonight, has been postponed. The event will now take place on October 18th at 7PM at Daronco Town House. We hope to see you there!

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‘Reversing the Stigma’ Coming to White Plains, October 16

Filed in Community/PACT, Events by on October 3, 2017 • views: 142
‘Reversing the Stigma’ Coming to White Plains, October 16
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New York State Office of Substance Abuse Services has planned a special screening of Reversing the Stigma, which addresses addiction and recovery in New York State. The feature length documentary highlights the stories of New Yorkers who have struggled with addiction and portrays addiction as a chronic and treatable disease. The screening will take place […]

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Opioid Event Focuses on Awareness and Overdose Prevention

Filed in Community/PACT, Events, News, Parents by on September 29, 2017 • views: 193
Opioid Event Focuses on Awareness and Overdose Prevention
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A crowd of parents, first responders and community leaders gathered in the Daronco Town House in September 26th to learn about opioid addiction and what communities like Pelham can do to combat it. The event was con-sponsored by Pelham PACT, Senator Jeff Klein and the New York State Office of Alcohol and Substance Abuse Services […]

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Opioid Awareness Event

Filed in Events, News, Uncategorized by on September 26, 2017 • views: 110
Opioid Awareness Event
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Many members of our community have expressed their concern about the recent surge of opioid use, both at the national level and more locally. In response, PACT has partnered with Senator Jeff Klein and OASAS to bring an opioid awareness event to Pelham on Tuesday, September 26th at 7PM. The event will look at the […]

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Internship Applications Now Open!

Filed in Internships, News, Parents, Youth by on May 18, 2017 • views: 770
Internship Applications Now Open!
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Calling all teens! Apply Now to be a PACT Summer Intern! Applications for PACT’s summer internship program are now open! This paid summer internship program provides high school students with an opportunity to build leadership skills and experience by participating in youth-led community projects. These projects focus on supporting youth efforts to create an environment that […]

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