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Recap: PACT Town Hall Meeting

Filed in Community/PACT, News, Parents, Youth by on October 10, 2016 • views: 412
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: 322
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: 836
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: 769
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: 363
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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New School Year, New HOPP Award!

Filed in Community/PACT, News by on September 13, 2016 • views: 213
New School Year, New HOPP Award!

We can all agree that the teenagers in Pelham are amazing! They are smart, kind, passionate, talented, involved in the community, and so much more! The Heart of Pelham PACT (HOPP) Award is a chance to honor the youth in our community for achievements and qualities that go beyond academics or athletics, including COMPASSION, LEADERSHIP, […]

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Family Fun & Fitness Day!

Filed in Community/PACT, News, Parents by on September 7, 2016 • views: 286
Family Fun & Fitness Day!

FAMILY FUN & FITNESS DAY Games, Activities, Fitness, Health, Prizes, Giveaways and More! Saturday, September 17th | 9:30am – 2:30pm A-Game Sports, 856 Main St., New Rochelle 10801 Sponsored by: Experience the full 25,000 square foot state-of-the-art facility, as well as the new activities and programs at A-GAME SPORTS in New Rochelle! Meet our experienced coaches, […]

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What is Social-Emotional Learning? What does SEL have to do with PACT?

Filed in News, Parents by on September 7, 2016 • views: 345
What is Social-Emotional Learning? What does SEL have to do with PACT?

Here at Pelham PACT Coalition, we focus our time and resources on raising awareness of and efforts to prevent substance use and abuse. Our coalition attempts to empower youth to make healthy decisions, including the decision not to use or abuse drugs and alcohol. That commitment is made stronger the sooner that adults, parents, and […]

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This Recovery Month, Families and Communities Can Make a Difference

Filed in Community/PACT, News, Youth by on September 2, 2016 • views: 309
This Recovery Month, Families and Communities Can Make a Difference

Every September, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), sponsors National Recovery Month to increase awareness of behavioral health conditions. This observance promotes the belief that: behavioral health is essential to health, prevention works, treatment is effective, and people recover from mental and/or […]

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The 2016-17 Community Calendar of the Pelhams Now On Sale!

Filed in Community/PACT, News, Parents by on August 31, 2016 • views: 371
The 2016-17 Community Calendar of the Pelhams Now On Sale!

It’s here! The 2016-2017 Community Calendar of the Pelhams is now on sale at a location near you! Each calendar has the entire Pelham School calendar, as well as events from Pelham PACT and other local organizations, venues, and businesses. There is also ample room to write in doctor’s appointments, sports practices, and the like. […]

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Save the Date: Pelham PACT Events Fall 2016

Filed in Community/PACT, Events, News, Parents, Youth by on August 16, 2016 • views: 366
Save the Date: Pelham PACT Events Fall 2016

Fall is an extremely busy time here in Pelham, so save the dates for these upcoming Pelham PACT Coalition events, including our annual Town Hall where you can hear from our summer interns. And don’t worry—the Community Calendar of the Pelhams is on the way, so you can keep track of these events and more […]

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Intern Update: Y2Y Conference

Filed in Community/PACT, Internships, News, Youth by on August 8, 2016 • views: 380
Intern Update: Y2Y Conference

“This conference allowed me to meet new people and have new friends. It made me feel good about myself and allowed me to open up without judgment.” From July 28-31, the 2016 Pelham PACT summer interns attended the Youth to Youth International Eastern States Conference, held at Bryant University in Smithfield, Rhode Island. Ten students […]

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