LLM Mission and Structure
Mission: It is our mission to reconstruct the minds of Louisiana’s youth by promoting academic excellence, Artistic growth and development, social and career development, providing bereavement and behavioral support, while fostering an antiviolent moral togetherness within the city of Baton Rouge (High Crime Zones) in an effort to influence urban and cultural restoration within Louisiana.
Structure: The Lexx Life Movement is a non-profit organization, officially registered with the
Louisiana Secretary of State’s Office and Department of Treasury Internal Revenue Service since
September of 2011under the name Louisiana Bringing About Change; currently operating as The
Lexx Life Movement.
Artistic Development / Design Division: Members of our artistic development / Design Division include: (All Starz in Motion) dancers, poets, Writers, public speakers, mimes, vocal artist, instrumentalist, and Rappers / singers. It is the goal of the Artistic development sector to influence positive rehabilitation for overcoming the trauma caused by witnessing violence through the Arts and its various expressions. The "design" sector of this organization specializes in upcoming fashion, graphic design, as well artistic presentation through drawing and paintings.
Organizations Pledge: As a member of Act B.A.D.D Louisiana I Pledge to act better, affluent, determined, and diverse, in an effort to become a better individual. I am my brother’s keeper, what he does will affect me and what I do will affect him. Therefore, I pledge to be a positive individual and seek the best within myself and the people around me at all times. I am who I believe I am, and will be who I desire to be!
Bereavement Support: In an effort to combat the stigmas created by violent crime, our non-profit offers a number of bereavement services such as counseling, and animal therapy (horse back riding) to relieve the stressors associated with losing a love one to prison or to death. All lessons are provided free of cost to participants, with the safety apparel purchased by participants. Lessons are provided free of charge through Ridez 2 Remember, LLC. Nominations for proposed participants are reviewed monthly through service request, which can be submit through email to Ridez2Remember@gmail.com.
We also offer photography services, free of charge to children, spouses, victims, and parents of victims of violent crimes, through our partnership with B.Cyntel Imagery LLC. Through this partnership it is our goal to capture life’s most meaningful movements, in an effort to promote self-wealth and hope for brighter futures.
Skilled and Accredited
Educational Background of Staff (Founders, Coaches, and Mentors):
Co-Founder (Director): Dr. Alexis Smith received Associates Degree in Environmental Technology (Baton Rouge Community College 2011) and a Bachelor’s degree in Urban Forestry / Natural Resources. Southern University A&M College, Baton Rouge, La. 2012. Candidate for Master’s degree in Urban Forestry & Natural Resources (May 2015). Southern University A&M
College, Baton Rouge, LA. (Concentration in Urban Restoration). Over ten years of experience supervising youth in community service. Four years of experience related to the study of environmental functions and management of urban restoration projects.
Urban Restoration Coordinator (Ass. Director): Janana Snowden has Ph.D., Environmental
Toxicology -December 2011 Southern University and A&M College,
Baton Rouge, LA M.S., Urban Forestry -December 2005
Southern University and A&M College, Baton Rouge, LA
B.S., Biology -May 2003 Grambling State University, Grambling LA
Co-Founder (Youth Support Supervisor): Chandra Walker-Jones received a Bachelor’s
degree in Political Science (2003) Southern University A&M College, Baton Rouge, La.
Master’s Degree in Criminal Justice (2007). Everest University.
Social Worker / Parental Support Specialist: Jewel M. Thomas Grant, MA, MST, CI MST
Therapist, Cognitive Development Center. B.S., Therapeutic Recreation
Southern University, July 1991 Baton Rouge, Louisiana M.A. in Mental Health Counseling
Southern University, May 2005 Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
Science and Math Coach (Secondary Edu: TaKeysha Johnson-Paul received a Bachelor’s of
Science in Biological Sciences and a Master’s in Science in Biological science Concentration
Microbiology. Southern University A&M College, Baton Rouge, la. Over (6) years of experience
educating youth in primary (public) and secondary studies.
Early Childhood Development Coach (Elementary Edu.): Margaret Miller – Ridley.
Undergrad in Family & Consumer Sciences with a concentration in Child Development. Masters
of Arts in Elementary Education.
Artistic Development Coach: Nina Gray – Bachelors of Arts and Humanities, concentration
vocal music performance. Southern University A&M College, Baton Rouge, La. Music Director /
Teacher over (8) years in primary and secondary educational settings.
Sound and Audio Engineer / Instructor: Carlton Tillman. Associates in Electronics and
Computer Science. Southeastern University, Hammond La.
IT/Computer Support: Tonya D. Collins received a Bachelor’s of Science in Computer Science
with a Minor in Sociology. Louisiana State University A&M College. Over 15 years of
experience working as a Computer Specialist.
The goal and vision of this organization is to enhance the academic success, provide emotional support, and provide career development goals and guidance for all participants. Our plan is to enhance knowledge concerning issues that affect the community individually and collectively. It is our goal to instill a sense of unity and support, with an un-bias approach to ethnicity or social class.
It is also our intent to instill the basic principles that will promote the implementation of guidance needed to achieve living a successful life in our youth and participants. By becoming responsible and respectful members of society, they will become morally competent and further influence initiatives for change within themselves and others, thus mastering the “Movement” set forth in our vision.
Become A Partner, Let’s Connect
Events, and previous successes can be viewed at www.TheLexxLifeMovement.com. Donations
can also be made via the website, through cash, or money order to: The Lexx Life Movement,
Ridez 2 Remember LLC, or B.Cyntel Imagery.
Assurance Tax & Accounting Group, LLP: Kimberlee L. Collins and Xavier R. Johnson. Providing financial information to our clients in a timely and accurate manner is a commitment that we feel cannot be compromised. Full range of cost effective accounting services including the following:
General ledger & financial statement preparation, Bookkeeping (Monthly/Quarterly/Annual), Accounting
system setup for new businesses, Computerized payroll services, Business tax return preparation (Sales & Use/Business Property), Personal financial statements.
Located: 8676 Goodwood Blvd
Baton Rouge, LA 70806
Pinkins Medical Transportation, LLC: Kimberlee L. Collins. Providing Medical Transportation and quality service!!
Located - 10218 Avenue I
Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70807-3432
Consultant: Banks Consultant Firm LLC, Tyra Banks Certified in Nurturing Parenting and STEP parenting. Bachelors in Family and Consumer Sciences and Masters in Public Administration.
Community Support Partners: One Voice, One Dream, One Team. Stop the Violence, Durrell & Tarj Hamilton, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bereavement Support Partner: Hall Davis & Son's Funeral Services. Serving Greater Baton Rouge area families funeral service needs with locations in Baton Rouge, Port Allen and Plaquemine.
Located:9348 Scenic Hwy.
Baton Rouge, La. 70807
Bereavement Support Partner: Winnfield Funeral Home is dedicated to providing services to families with care and compassion. Serving families with pride!
Located: 7221 Plank Rd.
Baton Rouge, La. 70811
Bereavement Support Partner: Carney-Mackey Funeral Home, providing support for life's final needs. Offering affordable family funeral protection plans designed to cover funeral expenses, and tailored to meet your personal needs!!
Located: 1576 Robin St,
Baton Rouge, La. 70807