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Young Adults for Positive Action (1986)




Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1986-05-04

Duration: 00:08:14

Subjects: Fields, Cleo | Todd, Thomas N., 1938-


  • Hinton, Rob Host
  • Fields, Cleo Interviewee
  • Robinson, Charles, III Interviewee
  • Washington, Tonja Interviewee
  • Hartford, Ben Interviewee
  • Todd, Thomas Speaker


This segment from the May 4, 1986, episode of the series “Folks” features Rob Hinton’s report on the work of Young Adults for Positive Action in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, an organization focusing on the issues of education, poverty, voter education, and voter participation. He interviews: Cleo Fields, president; Charles Robinson III, member; Tonja Washington, member; and Ben Hartford, member. Hinton’s report also includes highlights of attorney Thomas Todd speaking to the group at their recent conference in Chicago, Illinois.