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Thanks for a great 2016!

Filed in Community/PACT, Events, News, Parents, Youth by on December 20, 2016 • views: 181
Thanks for a great 2016!

Here at Pelham PACT, 2016 was a busy and exciting year! Remember these highlights?

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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: 377
Tess Darrow Appointed to D.A.R.E. Youth Advisory Board

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: 264
Students at PACT’s Leadership Summit Work to Impact the Pelham Community

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: 467
Announcing the PMHS Leadership Summit: December 7

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: 237
What Resources Do You Need?

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: 265
PACT’s October 2016 Community Advisory Council Meeting

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: 214
Saturday is National Prescription Take-Back Day

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: 313
Recap: PACT Town Hall Meeting

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: 220
Plan to Attend PACT’s Community Advisory Council on October 25

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: 463
Could your children be “addicted” to electronic devices?

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: 693
Pelham PACT is hiring a Youth Advocate!

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: 316
Join PACT’s YLC and The Picture House for “Friday Night Frights” in October

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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