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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: 627
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: 403
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: 462
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: 565
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: 460
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: 516
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: 1099
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: 508
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: 521
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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February is Marijuana Awareness Month

Filed in Community/PACT, News, Parents, Youth by on February 1, 2017 • views: 822
February is Marijuana Awareness Month

Throughout February, which is Marijuana Awareness Month, Pelham PACT will be sharing tips, resources, and advice for how to talk with your teenager about marijuana use. This drug is all over the news lately, as more than two dozen states have legalized it in some form or another. And because of this legalization, teens often […]

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National Drug & Alcohol Facts Week is January 23-29

Filed in Community/PACT, News, Parents, Youth by on January 20, 2017 • views: 567
National Drug & Alcohol Facts Week is January 23-29

Misinformation can lead to bad decisions and regrets. That’s why the National Institute on Drug Abuse is hosting its annual National Drug & Alcohol Facts Week (NDAFW) from January 23 to 29. During this week, NIDA promotes teens using science to “Shatter the Myths” about drug and alcohol use and abuse. Pelham PACT is participating […]

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HOPP Award Winners: 2016-2017

Filed in Community/PACT, News, Youth by on January 11, 2017 • views: 0
HOPP Award Winners: 2016-2017

Below are the HOPP (Heart of Pelham PACT) Award Recipients for the 2016-2017 school year. Heart of Pelham PACT (HOPP) Award Winners for June 2017  Thornton Donovan School senior Chris Miles and Pelham Memorial High School sophomore Kimberley Rosell are the recipients of the June 2017 Heart of Pelham PACT (HOPP) Award, sponsored by Arthur […]

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