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  • Jan 21 8:30 am
    Caucus: New Jersey
    Caucus Up Close: James Flynn & Jesseca Lamont; Matthew Melmed; Jennifer Velez
    CUC: James Flynn & Jessica Lamont; Matthew Melmed; Jennifer Velez James Flynn, Principal at Burlington City High School, and Jessica Lamont, Student and Battalion Commander of the Junior ROTC at Burlington City High School, sit down with Steve Adubato to discuss the dangerous route students walk to get to school. Losing a fellow classmate and friend on Route 130, Jessica and Burlington City High students came together to start the “25 Saves Lives” campaign. Matthew Melmed, Executive Director, ZERO TO THREE explains why birth to three is a critical time for a child’s brain development, especially the first two years. Melmed also shares the importance of relationships between a child and parent/caregiver. Jennifer Velez, Senior Vice President of Community and Behavioral Health at RWJBarnabas Health joins Steve Adubato to discuss behavioral health; the environmental factors that can affect your ability to be healthy; and the importance of peer-to-peer resources in fighting the opioid crisis in New Jersey.
  • Jan 23 5:30 am
    Caucus: New Jersey
    Caucus Up Close: James Flynn & Jesseca Lamont; Matthew Melmed; Jennifer Velez
    CUC: James Flynn & Jessica Lamont; Matthew Melmed; Jennifer Velez James Flynn, Principal at Burlington City High School, and Jessica Lamont, Student and Battalion Commander of the Junior ROTC at Burlington City High School, sit down with Steve Adubato to discuss the dangerous route students walk to get to school. Losing a fellow classmate and friend on Route 130, Jessica and Burlington City High students came together to start the “25 Saves Lives” campaign. Matthew Melmed, Executive Director, ZERO TO THREE explains why birth to three is a critical time for a child’s brain development, especially the first two years. Melmed also shares the importance of relationships between a child and parent/caregiver. Jennifer Velez, Senior Vice President of Community and Behavioral Health at RWJBarnabas Health joins Steve Adubato to discuss behavioral health; the environmental factors that can affect your ability to be healthy; and the importance of peer-to-peer resources in fighting the opioid crisis in New Jersey.
  • Jan 28 8:30 am
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    Caucus: New Jersey
    Right from the Start: The Critical Years
    Right from the Start: The Critical Years Birth to three years old is a critical time during brain development. This panel examines what exactly happens to a child’s brain during this time, what quality education looks like and examines the rate of disparity of childcare costs and the need for financial support from the state. Guests Include: Matthew Melmed, Executive Director, ZERO TO THREE Jennifer Santana, President, Coalition of Infant/Toddler Educators & Early Head Start Manager Joseph Della Fave, Executive Director, Ironbound Community Corporation Cecilia Zalkind, President & CEO, Advocated for Children of New Jersey
    0:26:41
  • Jan 30 5:30 am
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    Caucus: New Jersey
    Right from the Start: The Critical Years
    Right from the Start: The Critical Years Birth to three years old is a critical time during brain development. This panel examines what exactly happens to a child’s brain during this time, what quality education looks like and examines the rate of disparity of childcare costs and the need for financial support from the state. Guests Include: Matthew Melmed, Executive Director, ZERO TO THREE Jennifer Santana, President, Coalition of Infant/Toddler Educators & Early Head Start Manager Joseph Della Fave, Executive Director, Ironbound Community Corporation Cecilia Zalkind, President & CEO, Advocated for Children of New Jersey
    0:26:41
  • Feb 3 12:00 pm
    Caucus: New Jersey
    Mental Healthcare for Nj's Veterans
    Mental Healthcare for NJ’s Veterans According to the Department of Veterans Affairs, PTSD afflicts up to one in five veterans from Iraq and Afghanistan in a given year and as many as one in three veterans from earlier conflicts, like Vietnam, during their lifetimes. This panel of four leaders in mental health care looks at how we provide care to veterans and the ways we can improve. There are specific obstacles veterans face, but there are organizations throughout the state providing counseling, housing programs and education to our nation’s heroes. Guests Include: J. Michael Armstrong, CEO of Community Hope Patricia Findley, Associate Professor in the School of Social Work at Rutgers University in New Brunswick Tim Arora, Program Coordinator for Operation Veterans to Social Workers at Family Connections Dr. Steve Margeotes, Executive Director of Main Street Counseling
  • Feb 4 8:30 am
    Caucus: New Jersey
    Mental Healthcare for Nj's Veterans
    Mental Healthcare for NJ’s Veterans According to the Department of Veterans Affairs, PTSD afflicts up to one in five veterans from Iraq and Afghanistan in a given year and as many as one in three veterans from earlier conflicts, like Vietnam, during their lifetimes. This panel of four leaders in mental health care looks at how we provide care to veterans and the ways we can improve. There are specific obstacles veterans face, but there are organizations throughout the state providing counseling, housing programs and education to our nation’s heroes. Guests Include: J. Michael Armstrong, CEO of Community Hope Patricia Findley, Associate Professor in the School of Social Work at Rutgers University in New Brunswick Tim Arora, Program Coordinator for Operation Veterans to Social Workers at Family Connections Dr. Steve Margeotes, Executive Director of Main Street Counseling
  • Feb 4 11:30 am
    Caucus: New Jersey
    Mental Healthcare for Nj's Veterans
    Mental Healthcare for NJ’s Veterans According to the Department of Veterans Affairs, PTSD afflicts up to one in five veterans from Iraq and Afghanistan in a given year and as many as one in three veterans from earlier conflicts, like Vietnam, during their lifetimes. This panel of four leaders in mental health care looks at how we provide care to veterans and the ways we can improve. There are specific obstacles veterans face, but there are organizations throughout the state providing counseling, housing programs and education to our nation’s heroes. Guests Include: J. Michael Armstrong, CEO of Community Hope Patricia Findley, Associate Professor in the School of Social Work at Rutgers University in New Brunswick Tim Arora, Program Coordinator for Operation Veterans to Social Workers at Family Connections Dr. Steve Margeotes, Executive Director of Main Street Counseling
  • Feb 6 5:30 am
    Caucus: New Jersey
    Mental Healthcare for Nj's Veterans
    Mental Healthcare for NJ’s Veterans According to the Department of Veterans Affairs, PTSD afflicts up to one in five veterans from Iraq and Afghanistan in a given year and as many as one in three veterans from earlier conflicts, like Vietnam, during their lifetimes. This panel of four leaders in mental health care looks at how we provide care to veterans and the ways we can improve. There are specific obstacles veterans face, but there are organizations throughout the state providing counseling, housing programs and education to our nation’s heroes. Guests Include: J. Michael Armstrong, CEO of Community Hope Patricia Findley, Associate Professor in the School of Social Work at Rutgers University in New Brunswick Tim Arora, Program Coordinator for Operation Veterans to Social Workers at Family Connections Dr. Steve Margeotes, Executive Director of Main Street Counseling
  • Feb 11 8:30 am
    WATCH ONLINE
    Caucus: New Jersey
    Together We Make Change, Pt. 2
    Steve Adubato talks with past Russ Berrie for Making a Difference Award honorees who have been using their awards to make long-lasting connections with other organizations and stakeholders throughout their communities. Guests Include: Angelica Berrie, President, The Russell Berrie Foundation Adam Lowy, Founder & Executive Director, Move for Hunger Jennifer Papa, Founder and Executive Director, City Green Dora Arias, Founder & Executive Director, Curémonos
    0:26:37
  • Feb 11 11:30 am
    WATCH ONLINE
    Caucus: New Jersey
    Together We Make Change, Pt. 2
    Steve Adubato talks with past Russ Berrie for Making a Difference Award honorees who have been using their awards to make long-lasting connections with other organizations and stakeholders throughout their communities. Guests Include: Angelica Berrie, President, The Russell Berrie Foundation Adam Lowy, Founder & Executive Director, Move for Hunger Jennifer Papa, Founder and Executive Director, City Green Dora Arias, Founder & Executive Director, Curémonos
    0:26:37
  • Feb 13 5:30 am
    WATCH ONLINE
    Caucus: New Jersey
    Together We Make Change, Pt. 2
    Steve Adubato talks with past Russ Berrie for Making a Difference Award honorees who have been using their awards to make long-lasting connections with other organizations and stakeholders throughout their communities. Guests Include: Angelica Berrie, President, The Russell Berrie Foundation Adam Lowy, Founder & Executive Director, Move for Hunger Jennifer Papa, Founder and Executive Director, City Green Dora Arias, Founder & Executive Director, Curémonos
    0:26:37
  • Feb 17 12:00 pm
    Caucus: New Jersey
    Newark, NJ: The Next Chapter
    Hosted by four-time Emmy Award-winning host Steve Adubato, Caucus: New Jersey combines in-depth documentary coverage with dynamic studio interviews and discussion.
THIRTEEN
  • Jan 20 12:30 pm
    Caucus: New Jersey
    Caucus Up Close: James Flynn & Jesseca Lamont; Matthew Melmed; Jennifer Velez
    CUC: James Flynn & Jessica Lamont; Matthew Melmed; Jennifer Velez James Flynn, Principal at Burlington City High School, and Jessica Lamont, Student and Battalion Commander of the Junior ROTC at Burlington City High School, sit down with Steve Adubato to discuss the dangerous route students walk to get to school. Losing a fellow classmate and friend on Route 130, Jessica and Burlington City High students came together to start the “25 Saves Lives” campaign. Matthew Melmed, Executive Director, ZERO TO THREE explains why birth to three is a critical time for a child’s brain development, especially the first two years. Melmed also shares the importance of relationships between a child and parent/caregiver. Jennifer Velez, Senior Vice President of Community and Behavioral Health at RWJBarnabas Health joins Steve Adubato to discuss behavioral health; the environmental factors that can affect your ability to be healthy; and the importance of peer-to-peer resources in fighting the opioid crisis in New Jersey.
  • Jan 27 12:30 pm
    WATCH ONLINE
    Caucus: New Jersey
    Right from the Start: The Critical Years
    Right from the Start: The Critical Years Birth to three years old is a critical time during brain development. This panel examines what exactly happens to a child’s brain during this time, what quality education looks like and examines the rate of disparity of childcare costs and the need for financial support from the state. Guests Include: Matthew Melmed, Executive Director, ZERO TO THREE Jennifer Santana, President, Coalition of Infant/Toddler Educators & Early Head Start Manager Joseph Della Fave, Executive Director, Ironbound Community Corporation Cecilia Zalkind, President & CEO, Advocated for Children of New Jersey
    0:26:41
  • Feb 10 12:30 pm
    WATCH ONLINE
    Caucus: New Jersey
    Together We Make Change, Pt. 2
    Steve Adubato talks with past Russ Berrie for Making a Difference Award honorees who have been using their awards to make long-lasting connections with other organizations and stakeholders throughout their communities. Guests Include: Angelica Berrie, President, The Russell Berrie Foundation Adam Lowy, Founder & Executive Director, Move for Hunger Jennifer Papa, Founder and Executive Director, City Green Dora Arias, Founder & Executive Director, Curémonos
    0:26:37
  • Feb 17 12:30 pm
    Caucus: New Jersey
    Newark, NJ: The Next Chapter
    Hosted by four-time Emmy Award-winning host Steve Adubato, Caucus: New Jersey combines in-depth documentary coverage with dynamic studio interviews and discussion.
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