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Internship Applications Now Open!

Filed in Internships, News, Parents, Youth by on May 18, 2017 • views: 431
Internship Applications Now Open!

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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It’s National Prevention Week!

Filed in Community/PACT, News, Parents, Youth by on May 15, 2017 • views: 98
It’s National Prevention Week!

May 15-20, 2017     Today kicks off National Prevention Week from SAMHSA, which focuses on prevention tools and tactics to keep teens and young adults from using and abusing alcohol, drugs, tobacco and other drugs. Each day throughout the week, we’ll be sharing personal stories from organizations across the country who are doing what […]

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May Marks National Mental Health Awareness Month

Filed in Community/PACT, News, Parents, Youth by on May 3, 2017 • views: 169
May Marks National Mental Health Awareness Month

Throughout the month of May, many organizations will celebrate National Mental Health Awareness Month, including the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), Mental Health America, and SAMHSA’s National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day on May 4. If your son broke his leg, you would go to the doctor, right? If your daughter had bronchitis, you […]

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Pelham’s Teen Field Fest is May 13!

Filed in Community/PACT, Events, News, Youth by on April 17, 2017 • views: 213
Pelham’s Teen Field Fest is May 13!

PACT’s Youth Leadership Council and Pelham LOFT have officially announced their first-ever Field Fest, which will take place on Saturday, May 13, from 6-10pm at Glover Field. $5 admission & $1 food! Visit PelhamLOFT.org for more details about the event, including specific activities! Please note, all attendees must have a parent sign this waiver (also included below) in […]

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Review of Screenagers by Angelina Rosa

Filed in Events, Youth by on April 11, 2017 • views: 130
Review of Screenagers by Angelina Rosa

On March 21, 2017, around 200 people gathered for a screening of the documentary Screenagers at The Picture House, sponsored by Pelham PACT, Community Care Center, and the Pelham Middle School PTA. Here is a review of the film by Pelham Memorial High School student and PACT Youth Leadership Council member, Angelia Rosa. “Technological innovation and advancement […]

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April 20 is Healthy Teen Brain Day

Filed in Community/PACT, Events, News, Parents, Youth by on April 10, 2017 • views: 177
April 20 is Healthy Teen Brain Day

Last year, the Westchester Coalition for Drug and Alcohol Free Youth, in partnership with more than 20 coalitions and municipalities throughout the county, proclaimed April 20 as Healthy Teen Brain Day. The day, 420, has become associated in pop culture with marijuana use, so Pelham PACT and other coalitions used the day to honor teens who are making […]

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April is Alcohol Awareness Month

Filed in Community/PACT, News, Parents, Youth by on April 4, 2017 • views: 219
April is Alcohol Awareness Month

Alcohol is the most commonly used and abused drug among youth in the United States. As teenagers mature, it is natural and developmentally appropriate for them to assert their independence, and that often turns into seeking new challenges and taking more risks. Many teens want to try alcohol but may not fully realize its negative […]

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Pelham LOFT Launches Teen Website

Filed in Community/PACT, News, Parents, Youth by on March 27, 2017 • views: 200
Pelham LOFT Launches Teen Website

  After months of hard work, PACT’s Youth Leadership Council is proud to present the brand new website for Pelham LOFT: www.pelhamloft.org. Pelham teens can visit this website to find out about local news, teen events, volunteer opportunities, and updates from PACT. “We are so proud of our teens, who have truly developed this website […]

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Kahoot Trivia Night for Teens on March 31

Filed in Events, News, Youth by on March 7, 2017 • views: 190
Kahoot Trivia Night for Teens on March 31

PACT’s Youth Leadership Council and the Pelham LOFT present: Kahoot Trivia Night at JCafe! Friday, March 31 from 5-6:30pm at JCafe $5 entry fee includes free food! Register your team to attend by visiting Eventbrite!

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Screenagers Re-Scheduled for March 21

Filed in Community/PACT, Events, News, Parents, Youth by on February 27, 2017 • views: 760
Screenagers Re-Scheduled for March 21

Pelham PACT’s spring Town Hall event has been re-scheduled for Tuesday, March 21, at 7:30pm at The Picture House. We will be screening the award-winning documentary Screenagers: Growing Up in the Digital Age, followed by a panel discussion facilitated by Sharon Charles, a social worker on staff at Pelham Middle School. This FREE event is sponsored […]

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PACT Partners with J Cafe to Increase Opportunities for Teens

Filed in Community/PACT, News, Youth by on February 6, 2017 • views: 293
PACT Partners with J Cafe to Increase Opportunities for Teens

Pelham has a NEW option for teens after school thanks to J Cafe and its owner, Brian Begos. Brian is encouraging teens to come spend some time at the cafe with several after-school promotions and partnering with PACT to host teen events. On Mondays, from 3:30 – 5:30, teens can enjoy free burgers. During the same […]

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Sarah Buckley Joins PACT as Youth Advocate

Filed in Community/PACT, News, Youth by on February 3, 2017 • views: 276
Sarah Buckley Joins PACT as Youth Advocate

Pelham PACT Coalition would like to welcome Sarah Buckley, our new Youth Advocate, to the staff. We are very excited to have her join us! Sarah’s primary responsibility will be to provide guidance and oversight to Pelham teenagers through PACT’s Youth Leadership Council, summer internship program, and Pelham LOFT events. Sarah is currently pursuing her […]

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