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PACT continues commitment despite global pandemic

Parents And Children Together (PACT) was formed in 2007 as a partnership between Penn State researchers and people who live in the greater Harrisburg community.
PACT continues commitment despite global pandemic

PACT Community Advisory Board Meeting April 2020

Much of PACT’s work involves face-to-face interaction for data collection, meetings and more. However, the COVID-19 pandemic forced its members to rethink how they would continue to make an impact — especially since so many residents in the greater Harrisburg area have been disproportionately negatively affected by the pandemic. To read more about this story, click here.

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