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Upcoming Prevention Training Events in Westchester

Filed in Community/PACT, Events, News, Parents by on July 18, 2016 • views: 311
Upcoming Prevention Training Events in Westchester

The Westchester Coalition for Drug and Alcohol Free Youth is sponsoring two prevention events this fall: one for parents and one for health and science teachers. Dr. Bertha K. Madras, Professor of Psychobiology in the Department of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School, will present at both trainings. More information is below!     In Defense […]

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Meet our Summer 2016 Interns!

Filed in Community/PACT, Internships, News, Youth by on July 14, 2016 • views: 291
Meet our Summer 2016 Interns!

Pelham PACT Coalition is proud to introduce our group of 2016 summer interns! The 2016 PACT Summer Internship Program is project-based and will allow teens the opportunity to create a project and marketing plan, express their ideas and opinions about youth engagement, and build their leadership skills. In addition to their work over the summer, […]

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2016-2017 Volunteer Guide Available Now!

Filed in Community/PACT, Volunteer, Youth by on July 6, 2016 • views: 299
2016-2017 Volunteer Guide Available Now!

Now is a great time to volunteer to help out in our community. Check out our 2016-17 Volunteer Reference Guide below!

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Congratulations to the 2015-16 HOPP Award Recipients!

Filed in Community/PACT, News, Parents, Youth by on July 1, 2016 • views: 247
Congratulations to the 2015-16 HOPP Award Recipients!

As summer begins, PACT wishes to congratulate all of the Pelham high schoolers who were recipients of the HOPP (Heart of Pelham PACT) Award during the 2015-16 school year. The full poster is below, featuring all of the winners, and it will be displayed in businesses throughout town. The HOPP Award recognizes young people who demonstrate […]

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Heart of Pelham PACT (HOPP) Award Recipients for May 2016

Filed in Community/PACT, News, Parents, Youth by on June 23, 2016 • views: 297
Heart of Pelham PACT (HOPP) Award Recipients for May 2016

Pelham Memorial High School senior Kelly Knapp and junior Teddy Carey were honored with the May Heart of Pelham PACT (HOPP) Award. Through the HOPP Award, PACT is seeking to acknowledge those sometimes quiet achievements and contributions of students that may not ordinarily be recognized. The May HOPP Award is sponsored by the Pelham Civic […]

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PACT Hires Laura Caruso as Executive Director

Filed in Community/PACT, News by on June 14, 2016 • views: 739
PACT Hires Laura Caruso as Executive Director

Pelham PACT Coalition is pleased to announce the selection of Pelham resident Laura Caruso as its new Executive Director. “Laura’s commitment to PACT’s mission to promote positive youth development, combined with her experience working with students and developing youth programming, will be a tremendous asset to PACT and its future,” said Kit Meyer, President of […]

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The Hunting Ground Screening at Pelham Picture House

Filed in Community/PACT, News, Youth by on June 1, 2016 • views: 247
The Hunting Ground Screening at Pelham Picture House

On Monday, May 22, a screening and panel discussion of The Hunting Ground, a documentary about sexual assault on college campuses, was co-sponsored by Pelham’s Community Care Center, The Women’s Empowerment Club, PACT and The Pelham Picture House. Thanks to the support of many of the PMHS teachers, guidance counselors and coaches, the event was very […]

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Prom Tips

Filed in Community/PACT, Parents, We Connect. It Matters. by on May 31, 2016 • views: 0
Prom Tips

Make plans for Prom—and talk about them together. PMHS Junior Prom is later this month—with Senior Prom coming up in June—so now is a great time to talk with your teen about staying safe during this exciting evening. Partnership for Drug-Free Kids has a checklist with items to discuss and finalize with your prom-going teen, […]

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PACT Coalition’s 2016 Year In Review

Filed in Community/PACT, News by on May 27, 2016 • views: 264
PACT Coalition’s 2016 Year In Review

On Wednesday, May 25, the Community Advisory Forum of the Pelham PACT Coalition met to discuss the year in review, as well as future plans for the organization. Coalition Director Virginia Hartmere, who is stepping down at the end of the month, shared highlights from the past “busy and successful” year. For its ongoing programs, […]

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The Hunting Ground Screening and Panel Discussion on May 23

Filed in Community/PACT, Events, Parents, Youth by on May 17, 2016 • views: 314
The Hunting Ground Screening and Panel Discussion on May 23

Pelham’s Community Care Center, PACT, The Women’s Empowerment Club & The Pelham Picture House present a screening of The Hunting Ground, a 1-hour documentary film about sexual assault on college campuses. The screening, held on May 23 at 7:00pm, will be  followed by a panel discussion featuring Rebecca Zipkin, staff attorney at Sanctuary for Families, and Megan Wilen, LCSW, counselor at […]

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National Prevention Week is May 15-21

Filed in Community/PACT, News by on May 16, 2016 • views: 320
National Prevention Week is May 15-21

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is hosting its annual National Prevention Week, held May 15 to 21. Dedicated to increasing public awareness of substance abuse and mental health issues, NPW works to educate the public about the importance of preventing substance abuse and mental disorders before they occur. Here at Pelham […]

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PACT Is Hiring a New Executive Director!

Filed in Community/PACT, News, Parents by on April 28, 2016 • views: 346
PACT Is Hiring a New Executive Director!

PACT seeks a dynamic and collaborative Executive Director to embrace the mission, execute the strategic plan and direct the day to day operations of its substance use prevention and youth development efforts.

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