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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: 328
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: 379
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: 420
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: 421
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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Pelham Celebrated Healthy Teen Brain Day on April 20

Filed in Community/PACT, News by on April 22, 2016 • views: 441
Pelham Celebrated Healthy Teen Brain Day on April 20

April 20 has become associated with a drug culture that celebrates cannabis use on 4/20 at 4:20 or with any reference to 420. Throughout Westchester County, municipalities and coalitions joined forces to raise awareness about the risks associated with adolescent marijuana use and proclaimed April 20, 2016 as Healthy Teen Brain Day. While today’s teens are […]

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Congrats to the HOPP Award Recipients for February and March

Filed in Community/PACT, News, Youth by on April 12, 2016 • views: 325
Congrats to the HOPP Award Recipients for February and March

Congratulations to Pelham Memorial High School students Matt Biskup (top left) and Eli MacColl (top right), who were honored with the February HOPP Award, and PMHS students Cian Burns (bottom left) and Elody Paulino (bottom right), who received the March HOPP Award. Through the HOPP Award, PACT is seeking to acknowledge those sometimes quiet achievements […]

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PACT Town Hall March 15 — Screening of Beyond Measure

Filed in Community/PACT, Events, News, Parents, Youth by on March 1, 2016 • views: 378
PACT Town Hall March 15 — Screening of Beyond Measure

Tuesday, March 15th  ♦  7:00 p.m.   ♦  The Picture House     The Picture House, PACT, The Pelham Education Foundation and Pelham PTA Council Co-Host Screening of New Education Documentary BEYOND MEASURE Follow-Up to Critically-Acclaimed Film Race to Nowhere On Tuesday, March 15th at 7:00 p.m. The Picture House Regional Film Center, PACT, the Pelham Education […]

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PACT Is Looking for a Social Marketing Manager/Project Coordinator

Filed in Community/PACT, News, Parents, Uncategorized by on February 18, 2016 • views: 405
PACT Is Looking for a Social Marketing Manager/Project Coordinator

PACT is Hiring! Are 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 […]

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A Video That Shows Pelham Middle Schoolers Are Leaders

Filed in Community/PACT, Events, We Connect. It Matters., Youth by on February 12, 2016 • views: 362
A Video That Shows Pelham Middle Schoolers Are Leaders

Pelham student Jonathan Salama produced this great video that captures the first  middle school Youth Leadership Summit, which was held in December at the Pelham Country Club. Enjoy!

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PMHS Freshmen Jennifer Bell and Joey Silva Are Recipents of the January HOPP (Heart of Pelham PACT) Award

Filed in Community/PACT, News, Parents, Youth by on February 9, 2016 • views: 294
PMHS Freshmen Jennifer Bell and Joey Silva Are Recipents of the January HOPP (Heart of Pelham PACT) Award

Pelham Memorial High School freshmen Jennifer Bell and Joey Silva were honored with the January 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 January HOPP Award is sponsored by Art Scinta of Houlihan […]

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Talk on “Teen Suicide, Mental Health and Prevention” This Thursday, February 11 at The Manor Club

Filed in Community/PACT, Events, Parents, Youth by on February 9, 2016 • views: 275
Talk on “Teen Suicide, Mental Health and Prevention” This Thursday, February 11 at The Manor Club

Suicide is the third leading cause of death for youth age 10-24, according the National Alliance on Mental Illness. With the recent tragic loss of two Fordham Prep students, many parents are seeking information to better inform their discussions with their teens about suicide and understanding what they can do to prevent it. The Manor […]

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