Your enthusiasm, expertise, and support are needed.
Pelham Together is organized into the Action Teams described below.
Join this group of Pelham parents to plan and enjoy small gatherings to discuss topics of interest in an intimate setting. Whether a recent book or article or a parenting topic we’d rather talk about in person as opposed to social media, parents learn a lot from one another. Across generations, across experiences, our connections benefit our kids and our community. Some of the ways Action team members help is by coordinating speakers, hosting book clubs, suggesting topics, helping publicize events.
Join this Action Team and help ensure that Pelham is a destination for current authors and distinguished speakers. Invite experts and civic leaders to engage the community in discussion and healthy debate on topics relevant to healthy youth, engaged parenting, and energized community partnerships. Volunteer efforts include research and connecting with experts, coordinating events, arranging books signings, and building panel discussions.
Alumni Youth Support Groups
PMHS alumni are a wonderful resource for current PMHS students—to connect with, bounce ideas off of, and provide much-needed information and a reality check as students move closer to graduation. During school breaks, holidays, and summer vacation, the Youth Council will organize a few events per year for students to get together, share pizza and conversation in a casual setting. Action Team members are needed to host events and provide general guidance to youth in coordinating these events.
Pelham is at its best when we act together—and we’re good at it! This Action Team plans community-wide campaigns that address issues of widespread interest to Pelham families. Using print, digital, and social media resources, campaign messaging unites the community around a singular effort in support of a common good. Currently, a technology awareness campaign entitled “Disconnect to Reconnect” is in early planning. Team members tap community interests, coordinate outreach strategies, design visuals, and help spread the message.
Fundraising / Event Planning
Pelham Together will need to raise funds on an annual basis to continue its youth and family programming for the community. This Action Team will design and implement an annual family-friendly fundraiser that aims to bring the whole community together, for and with our youth. If you love Pelham, like to be creative, have event-planning experience, this is the Action Team for you!
If you love to write about a topic you are knowledgeable about, we want to hear from you! Pelham Together hosts a News section on our website, pelhamtogether.org, with entries that promote and elevate local professionals on topics of interest to Pelham families. Articles on youth mental health, anxiety, social media pressure, among others, are some of the most recent submissions. Action Team members discuss topics to investigate and submit articles to be reviewed and posted.