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Thanks for a great 2016!

Filed in Community/PACT, Events, News, Parents, Youth by on December 20, 2016 • views: 381
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: 709
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: 551
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: 685
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: 438
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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Recap: PACT Town Hall Meeting

Filed in Community/PACT, News, Parents, Youth by on October 10, 2016 • views: 598
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: 923
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: 503
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: 374
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: 436
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: 518
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: 539
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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