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PACT and PMHS Conduct Volunteer Fair

Filed in Community/PACT, News, Volunteer, Youth by on September 4, 2014 • views: 349
PACT and PMHS Conduct Volunteer Fair

More than 150 students attended an inaugural Volunteer Fair on September 4, 2014 at Pelham Memorial High School. A collaboration between PACT and the PMHS Guidance Department, the fair featured representatives from 19 organizations and was open to students grades 9-12, with the ultimate goal of connecting high school students with volunteer opportunities, promoting voluntarism and […]

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Youth Resources

Filed in Uncategorized by on July 8, 2015 • views: 0
Youth Resources

Here at Pelham PACT, we want to be a resource for youth, parents, and the community to help prevent substance use and abuse. Our Pelham PACT interns worked to collect the following websites and resources, which are about a range of topics that are important to youth today, including substance use and abuse. Do you […]

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Internship

Filed in Internships, Youth by on September 1, 2015 • views: 0
Internship

Apply Now to be a PACT Summer Intern! Pelham PACT Coalition’s  application for the 2017 summer internship program is now open! This paid summer internship program provides high school students with an opportunity to build leadership skills and experiences by participating in youth-led community projects. These projects focus on supporting youth efforts to create an environment […]

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Pelham Celebrated Healthy Teen Brain Day on April 20

Filed in Community/PACT, News by on April 22, 2016 • views: 355
Pelham Celebrated Healthy Teen Brain Day on April 20

April 20 has become associated with a drug culture that celebrates cannabis use on 4/20 at 4:20 or with any reference to 420. Throughout Westchester County, municipalities and coalitions joined forces to raise awareness about the risks associated with adolescent marijuana use and proclaimed April 20, 2016 as Healthy Teen Brain Day. While today’s teens are […]

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National Prevention Week is May 15-21

Filed in Community/PACT, News by on May 16, 2016 • views: 340
National Prevention Week is May 15-21

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is hosting its annual National Prevention Week, held May 15 to 21. Dedicated to increasing public awareness of substance abuse and mental health issues, NPW works to educate the public about the importance of preventing substance abuse and mental disorders before they occur. Here at Pelham […]

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The Hunting Ground Screening at Pelham Picture House

Filed in Community/PACT, News, Youth by on June 1, 2016 • views: 254
The Hunting Ground Screening at Pelham Picture House

On Monday, May 22, a screening and panel discussion of The Hunting Ground, a documentary about sexual assault on college campuses, was co-sponsored by Pelham’s Community Care Center, The Women’s Empowerment Club, PACT and The Pelham Picture House. Thanks to the support of many of the PMHS teachers, guidance counselors and coaches, the event was very […]

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Heart of Pelham PACT (HOPP) Award Recipients for May 2016

Filed in Community/PACT, News, Parents, Youth by on June 23, 2016 • views: 304
Heart of Pelham PACT (HOPP) Award Recipients for May 2016

Pelham Memorial High School senior Kelly Knapp and junior Teddy Carey were honored with the May Heart of Pelham PACT (HOPP) Award. Through the HOPP Award, PACT is seeking to acknowledge those sometimes quiet achievements and contributions of students that may not ordinarily be recognized. The May HOPP Award is sponsored by the Pelham Civic […]

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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: 256
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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2016-2017 Volunteer Guide Available Now!

Filed in Community/PACT, Volunteer, Youth by on July 6, 2016 • views: 310
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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Meet our Summer 2016 Interns!

Filed in Community/PACT, Internships, News, Youth by on July 14, 2016 • views: 312
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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