REACT Morgan2021-09-30T11:43:26-04:00

Morgan REACT 9 – 12th Grade

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    REACT stands for Reality Even Affects Clinton Teens, and is a drug-free, youth leadership club for Clinton residents in grades 9-12. It is advised and run by Partners in Community staff.

    Next Morgan REACT meeting October 5, 2021 @ 6-8 PM in the Morgan Cafe  Register

    Next Eliot REACT meeting October 26, 2021 @ 6:30 PM in the Morgan Cafe Register

    About REACT

    REACT members have plenty of opportunities to develop as leaders — by taking the lead on REACT events, serving on the PiC coalition, volunteering with other collaborating community groups, attending national conferences that focus on eliminating underage substance use, and mentoring the REACT clubs at Jared Eliot Middle School and more. So pick a passion and roll up your sleeves!

    Morgan REACT’s Latest Events

    PiC Recognizes Community Champions and Awards the Michael BonTempo Jr Prevention Award

    PiC recognized three Clinton residents for their tireless commitment to prevention!  Volunteer Erin Gaudet has donated a multitude of hours to prevention, working with REACT and PIC in addition to serving as the Chairperson of the Human Services Advisory Board!  Erin is passionate about prevention, mental health, and supporting our youth.  PIC also recognized the Auletta twins, Ben and Addison, for their work in educating their peers on vaping and mental health this year! Ben and Addison are so creative with videos and social media! They both took part in a four day camping, hiking and canoeing excursion with REACT, and we look forward to the upcoming year with them!!!
    The Annual Michael BonTempo Jr Prevention Award is given in memory of Eliot Middle School Health Teacher Mike BonTempo,

    who was a founding member of our community coalition back in the 1990’s.  The 2021 winners of this award are Bianca Arias and Dylan Ayer, who contributed to the success of prevention and REACT throughout 2020 and 2021.  Their efforts to be role models and to educate their peers on mental health and substance use facts were creative, determined and impressive.  Congratulations to all o
    f our award winners!

    Morgan REACT Seniors Graduate 

    On June 11, 2021 Morgan REACT Seniors went through the traditional bridge and pin ceremony that has been in place for 11 years.  After the pin ceremony, the seniors enjoyed lunch on the beach with the leadership team of REACT.  We are so grateful to have had these students involved for so long, some up to 7 years!  We wish you all the best moving forward and we will miss you!

    PiC Awards 2020

    On June 22, 2020 PiC took it's show on the road to deliver the 2020 Community Champion and Michael BonTempo awards. Due

    Oct 5 6-8 PM

    Mandatory REACT meeting for Haunted Hallways

    View PiC Calendar

    REACT BASICS 101

    1. Students will be challenged to make positive decisions and to avoid negative risk behaviors, and to influence their peers to do the same.
    2. Students will participate in  activities designed to identify and utilize their specific leadership strengths and abilities.
    3. Students will have the opportunity to practice leadership in a variety of settings, including within REACT meetings, during REACT events, Clinton community events and boards, and on state boards and committees, if desired.
    4. Students will learn the dangers of substance use and will participate in designing campaigns to influence their peers to avoid using drugs/alcohol and to handle stress with healthy coping strategies.
    5. Students will practice positive communication skills to help the greater Clinton community understand teen trends in attitudes and behavior.

    Want to learn more about REACT Activities and Events? See all the stuff we do!

    Join Us!

    It’s easy to apply to REACT Morgan, you’ll need to get in touch with the staff at PIC. If you are interested in any of the REACT groups, please contact Kelley Edwards at KEdwards@clintonct.org.

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