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APA apologizes for its role in longstanding contributions to systemic racism
“APA is profoundly sorry, accepts responsibility for, and owns the actions and inactions of APA itself, the discipline of psychology, and individual psychologists who stood as leaders for the organization and field,” the apology states.
Community Spotlight: Turning a Negative into a Positive: Tiny Fingers, Tiny Toes Academy
The curriculum at Tiny Fingers, Tiny Toes Academy is age-appropriate and exceeds Pennsylvania's state-wide standard for early learning.
PACT CAB member Gloria Vazquez Merrick interviewed by ABC channel 27 in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month
ABC27 recognizes Hispanic and Latino Americans’ contributions by highlighting people’s stories during Hispanic Heritage Month.
New research from Dr. Dawn Witherspoon, including former grad student Dr. Wei Wei: "Neighborhood-level predictors of African American and Latinx parents' ethnic-racial socialization"
Few studies examine how neighborhood structural factors (e.g., socioeconomic status [SES] and diversity) and perceived disorder may influence the messages parents communicate to their youth about race/ethnicity.
Community Spotlight: Grandparents Involved From The Start (GIFTS)
Grandparents Involved From the Start, Inc. (GIFTS) is a non-profit organization that provides resources and support to grandparents who are raising school-aged grandchildren between the ages of 5 to 18 years old.
 
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2017-2018

2017 Highmark Walk for a Healthy Community
PACT and LHACC participated in the 2017 Highmark Walk for a Healthy Community.
2017 Big 33 Football Classic Event
PACT representatives were able to attend the 60th Big 33 Football Classic Event.
Penn State professor brings research to Harrisburg via PACT
Dr. Douglas Teti is a developmental scientist whose research is focused on family processes as they relate to infant and early child development.
PACT researchers receive named Professorships
Congratulations to Dawn Witherspoon and Koraly Pérez-Edgar on receiving named Professorships.
The 61st PSFCA Big 33 Football Classic Event
PACT representatives attend Superbowl of high school football.
Restoring Unity in the Community
PACT representatives participate in New Beginnings Youth & Adult Services community event.
Annual Community Block Party
Annual Community Block Party held June 30, 2018.
Arc Family Fun Day/Faith Into Action
Arc Family Fun Day July 14, 2018.
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