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JLTR Youth Center (1993)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: New Roads, Pointe Coupee Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1993-07-09

Duration: 00:11:16

Subjects: Education


  • Collins, Robert Host
  • Chapa, Arcie Reporter
  • Benton, Joyce Interviewee
  • Van Burkleo, Pat Interviewee
  • Dukes, Elton Interviewee


This segment from the July 9, 1993, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Arcie Chapa’s report on the success of the Joy of Life, Touch of Rose (JLTR) Youth Center in New Roads. Chapa reports that the JLTR Youth Center offers after-school tutoring and counseling services for more than 200 at-risk teenagers in Pointe Coupee Parish. She interviews: Joyce Benton, JLTR co-founder; Pat Van Sickle, Boys and Girls Club; and Elton Dukes, attendee. Host: Robert Collins