On Saturday morning, New Look Atlanta Leadership Academy Youth, Zhane Simpkins (Senior, Tri Cities High School) and Melvin Taylor (Freshman, McNair High School) represented Usher’s New Look at the Fourth Annual Mentor Walk, hosted at Georgia State University. Hundreds of students from across the Atlanta metropolitan area from various school systems including Dekalb County, Atlanta […]

On Sunday, New Look Los Angeles participated in Bowling for Birthdays at AMF Bay Shore Lanes. The event raised money to help create birthday celebrations for local children residing in shelters. This event was led by New Look Support Laquita Perkins. Click here to learn more about Cause for Celebration who, in partnership with shelters in Southern California, […]

Maryka Carter joined New Look after being connected through a Big Brothers Big Sisters program in New York. Today she is a junior in College. “First, I would like to send my gratitude to Usher’s New Look for this feature! I am currently a junior, studying speech-language pathology at Edinboro University of Pennsylvania. Next spring, […]

Thanks to our partner, WME, 100 members of the New Look Detroit family including students, parents, volunteers and sponsors were given the opportunity go see Oprah’s Life You Want Weekend. Like our attendees of the Atlanta show, our Detroit New Look family left the experience inspired and fired up to live out their full potential! Check out […]

On August 22, 2014 Inglewood Unified School District in hosted a celebrity charity kickball game for Usher’s New Look Los Angeles and the Lou Williams Foundation – an event that led up to Sunday’s Video Music Awards in L.A! Thanks to sponsors including Orefici Watches, Under Armour, Google, Persévérer, Midway Cars, Ugo Mozie, Nialaya Jewelry, Lou […]

The college application process can seem like the most stressful time in a student and parent’s life. Especially, if you’re a first generation college student.  Students and families without the proper guidance may see the application process as too big of a hassle to deal with. They might feel discouraged from applying because they don’t understand how to […]

Tommy Springer joined Usher’s New Look in Middle School. This year he graduates from college at The Art Institute of Atlanta. Recently, Tommy finished his second summer internship with Cartoon Network. Check out his blog below! “This summer, I completed my second internship with Cartoon Network’s Sponsorship Group at Turner Broadcasting. I continued to learn about […]

In middle school, Myles was bullied for playing the oboe. He struggled with confidence until a pivotal year when his band instructor told him he should join Usher’s New Look. New Look taught Myles to embrace his talent of playing the oboe, and now he is a student at Vanderbilt on his way to becoming a world renowned oboist! Today, […]

Tramain Chaney is a Year 3 member of our Milwaukee New Look Academy. He just finished a summer internship with the Milwaukee Public School’s central office– an internship he secured all by himself! We are very proud of Tramain’s achievement and for having the confidence to go out on his own and find this opportunity! […]

From Black Celebrity Giving My how I love Usher! I say this with true conviction when I tell you that Usher’s foundation is one of the very best there is, hands down.Yesterday, Usher Raymond IV and Usher’s New Look celebrated its 15th anniversary at the President’s Circle Awards Luncheon on Thursday, July 31st at the St. Regis […]

by Kunbi Tinuoye | The Grio.Com Celebrities, business leaders and corporate sponsors turned out in full force Thursday to support Usher’s youth empowerment initiative. Well-heeled guests at the New Look Foundation’s fundraising luncheon included director Kenny Leon, boxing icon Sugar Ray Leonard; and singers Rico Love, Jermaine Dupri and Blake Shelton. Atlanta native Ludacris hosted […]

Billboard.com, By Associated Press | August 01, 2014 Usher said he was overwhelmed with gratitude by the amount of supporters at his New Look Foundation’s 15th anniversary luncheon. Legendary boxer Sugar Ray Leonard, director Kenny Leon and producer Jermaine Dupri were among more than 450 attendees at foundation’s President’s Circle Awards luncheon Thursday in downtown Atlanta. Click here to […]

The Buzz Usher, Ludacris, Sugar Ray Leonard celebrate New Look 15th anniversary From The AJC By Elizabeth Montgomery “Singer, songwriter and philanthropist Usher, celebrated the 15th anniversary of his New Look foundation at the St. Regis in Buckhead today. Boxer-dancer Sugar Ray Leonard, Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed and a cohort of sponsors and students of Usher’s New Look foundation also came […]

From PageSix.com | By Mara SieglerAugust 2, 2014 Sugar Ray Leonard got the crowd going at Usher’s annual charity luncheon for his New Look Foundation on Thursday by offering boxing lessons to a lucky bidder.  Read More click here.

Usher’s New Look Celebrates 15th Anniversary Usher Raymond IV recently celebrated the 15th anniversary of his non-profit organization The New Look Foundation in Atlanta, Georgia. Atlanta native Ludacris hosted the star-studded gala, which drew around 450 attendees. Celebrity guest in attendance included director Kenny Leon, boxing icon Sugar Ray Leonard; singers Rico Love, Josh Kauffman, […]

Thanks to our partner WME, the lives of 100 New Look Atlanta youth, parents, staff and sponsors have been changed. Over the weekend, UNL got the once in a lifetime experience of seeing Oprah’s Life You Want Tour. The 2-day weekend event held at Philips Arena was the kickoff of Oprah’s 8-City motivational tour. For those who attended, the emotional […]

Careshia Moore began volunteering with Usher’s New Look in September of 2012 as a curriculum developer and a volunteer member of the Program Committee. She joined UNL as the Curriculum Specialist for New Look in December of 2012. Today she serves as our National Program Director. Prior to joining UNL, Careshia worked as a practicing […]