Nadine Wright-Arbubakrr; Dr. Mark Merlin; Mark Dinglasan; Dave Ellis

Steve Adubato is joined by Nicole Swenarton, Senior Producer, Think Tank with Steve Adubato, to discuss the segments on this episode of Think Tank.

Steve Adubato speaks with Nadine Wright-Arbubakrr, Founder & President, Nassan’s Place, about her son, Nassan, who has non-verbal autism, and the challenges facing families and children with autism during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Steve Adubato speaks with Mark A. Merlin, DO, Founder & CEO, MD1 Program, about the mission of MD1 in bringing doctors to the site of emergency situations and how COVID-19 has impacted the way their organization functions.

Steve Adubato speaks with Mark Dinglasan, Executive Director, CUMAC, about the mission of the anti-hunger organization, social determinants of health, and the long-term impact of adverse childhood experiences on children and how they are connected to food insecurity.

Steve Adubato is joined by Dave Ellis, Executive Director of the Office of Resilience, The New Jersey Department of Children and Families, to talk about the need for high-quality, affordable childcare in the age of COVID-19 and the importance of having conversations about confronting racism.