WHEN YOU THINKWATTS YOU CAN CHANGE THE WORLD – Stix, Founder
THINKWATTS FOUNDATION is a 501c3 organization founded by Brandon “Stix”; Salaam-Bailey, with a primary focus on community grassroots activations along with developing financial literacy programs, custom container housing solutions, and charitable fundraising through entertainment industry efforts. Born and raised in Watts, California, Stix has worked his way to become a rapper, record producer, songwriter, and entrepreneur over the last 16 years. However, his involvement with music is a jumping off point to his advocacy to giving back to his community through his THINK WATTS Foundation. As a staple in the community, Stix has formed deep rooted community relationships building bridges from the community to some of its professional residents such as LAFC, LA Clippers, and the LA Rams. THINKWATTS is responsible for a wide array of
programming such as free financial literacy courses, a Weekly Meal program that feeds hundreds of Watts residents, and entrepreneurship training. The THINKWATTS Foundation is also responsible for the development of 16 outdoor courts, an indoor gym, a Planet Fitness facility free for students, and historical murals in the Watts community. The best is yet to come with STIX’s new development THINK WATTS HQ headquarters which will be a hub where residents can receive access to resources and tools such financial literacy, entrepreneurship assistance, sewing and printing machines to manufacture clothing, a music studio, office space and desks, a coding classroom, and an outdoor soccer / basketball court.
Economic Development is sustainable only if it comes from and is supported by its own community members.
The Thinkwatts Curriculum gives urban youth in the deepest parts of the city the education they’ve been missing.
This education is critical to their potential for success.
Our curriculum bridges the gap for underserved youth and empowers them to bring their unique offerings to the real world of business in Los Angeles and beyond.
One Activation At A Time
Every donation will go towards program development, local refurbishments, tools, equipment, and supplies for students, and other charitable activations such as grocery giveaways, Secret Santa missions, and more. Thinkwatts Foundation is a 501(c)3 Non-Profit company. Your donation is tax deductible. EIN: 83-2224841
One Activation At A Time
THINK WATTS FOUNDATION is a 501c3 organization with a primary focus on community grassroots activations along with developing financial literacy programs, program development, local refurbishments, tools, equipment, and supplies for students, custom container housing solutions, and charitable fundraising through entertainment industry efforts. Your donation is tax deductible. EIN: 83-2224841