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Recap: PACT Town Hall Meeting

Filed in Community/PACT, News, Parents, Youth by on October 10, 2016 • views: 551
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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Pelham PACT is hiring a Youth Advocate!

Filed in Community/PACT, News, Youth by on September 28, 2016 • views: 888
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: 469
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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Come to our Town Hall Meeting on October 5!

Filed in Community/PACT, Parents, Youth by on September 19, 2016 • views: 346
Come to our Town Hall Meeting on October 5!

You are cordially invited to attend the Pelham PACT Coalition’s Town Hall Meeting on October 5, 2016, from 7-8:30pm at Daronco Town House. Come hear our summer interns present the results of a summer spent designing a new teen website, planning teen events, and creating a social media presence dedicated to Pelham teens. We’ve all […]

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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: 401
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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Save the Date: Pelham PACT Events Fall 2016

Filed in Community/PACT, Events, News, Parents, Youth by on August 16, 2016 • views: 485
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: 495
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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Resources on Social Media and Apps

Filed in News, Parents, Youth by on August 1, 2016 • views: 586
Resources on Social Media and Apps

According to Pew Research, 73% of teens have access to a smartphone, and Snapchat is now the most popular social networking app among teens, per the Piper Jaffray study “Taking Stock With Teens,” having ousted Instagram earlier this year. But many digital analysts predict that Snapchat won’t stay on top for long, as a majority […]

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Meet our Summer 2016 Interns!

Filed in Community/PACT, Internships, News, Youth by on July 14, 2016 • views: 505
Meet our Summer 2016 Interns!

Pelham PACT Coalition is proud to introduce our group of 2016 summer interns! The 2016 PACT Summer Internship Program is project-based and will allow teens the opportunity to create a project and marketing plan, express their ideas and opinions about youth engagement, and build their leadership skills. In addition to their work over the summer, […]

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Summer Tips

Filed in Parents, We Connect. It Matters., Youth by on July 7, 2016 • views: 0
Summer Tips

Summer is a great time to model a healthy lifestyle and connect with your teen about making safe and smart decisions. Check out our resources below to learn how you can Talk, Care, Guide, and Model to savor the summer. [embeddoc url=”http://pelhampact.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/PACT-Summer-PC_V3.pdf” download=”all”]

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2016-2017 Volunteer Guide Available Now!

Filed in Community/PACT, Volunteer, Youth by on July 6, 2016 • views: 474
2016-2017 Volunteer Guide Available Now!

Now is a great time to volunteer to help out in our community. Check out our 2016-17 Volunteer Reference Guide below!

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Congratulations to the 2015-16 HOPP Award Recipients!

Filed in Community/PACT, News, Parents, Youth by on July 1, 2016 • views: 413
Congratulations to the 2015-16 HOPP Award Recipients!

As summer begins, PACT wishes to congratulate all of the Pelham high schoolers who were recipients of the HOPP (Heart of Pelham PACT) Award during the 2015-16 school year. The full poster is below, featuring all of the winners, and it will be displayed in businesses throughout town. The HOPP Award recognizes young people who demonstrate […]

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