Last week, the New Look staff received a letter from Chanel Harlan, the mother of one of our Moguls in Training, or college program youth, Myles Harlan. The letter was so touching we had to share it with the world. ¬†Hope this lights up your week like it did ours ūüôā “Good Evening: I hope […]

150 high school students in Norcross, GA are now certified as local leaders after participating in our Powered by Service Leadership training. Students learned how to use their talents to create positive change in their community through New Look’s highly interactive, youth-led leadership curriculum, which is validated by Emory University. During Leadership 101, students practiced […]

Saturday¬†was the first session for the 2014-2015 academy year! Our Atlanta Freshman began their journey into exploring their talent by identifying their sparks. The Sophomore class kicked off the year with Mogul in Training, Brandon Hamilton, a senior at Georgia State¬†, who taught them how they can utilize their talents to help with their education. […]

Timberlery Williams joined New Look in 2012. Today she is in the 11th grade at the¬†Osborn Collegiate Academy of Mathematics, Science and Technology in Detroit, Michigan. Meet Timberlery! “I first discovered Usher’s New Look through BuildOn, which is a nonprofit organization at my school that empowers young people to transform their neighborhoods and the world […]

The Milwaukee orientation last week was exciting for our brand-new New Look students, as well as past students. The speakers for the evening gave great insight on the four pillars of New look–Talent, Education, Career and Service. Chris Crane, Gospel and R&B artist, producer and song writer, spoke on Talent and Career. Next, Dominique Smith […]

Angellic Ross joined New Look’s Milwaukee Chapter when she was a Junior in High School. Today, she is a Junior in College at Northwestern University majoring in Performance Studies. Angellic continues to amaze us as a stand out Mogul in Training, excelling in New Look’s four pillars of Talent, Education, Career and Service. Check out […]

Terrill Harvey participated in Usher’s New Look’s two-week camp model from 2007 to 2008. Today, he is 20 years old living in Warren, Ohio where he works as an Auxiliary Police Officer! Meet Terrill! “I discovered New Look back in 2007 through Inspiring Minds’, a youth program based out of Warren, Ohio. My first New […]

For 15 years, New Look has found that being able to share your passion in front of others is a crucial first step in building confidence. ‘Expressions’, is a New Look tradition where youth are put on the spot and encouraged share their talents with other youth. It’s one of the staple ingredients of our […]

Last Saturday at Emory University, New Look Atlanta welcomed 45 new members¬†to the Freshmen Leadership Academy class and kicked¬†off the new school year with an orientation that provided students and parents with¬†a taste of all that New Look has to offer. UNL’s Chief Operations Officer, Gavin McGuire, opened the day with a powerful speech about […]

From Fast Company, October 20, 2014 College students Johnny Fayad and Ali Kothari are representing New Look’s Powered by Service model with their innovative new business idea. They’ve used their skills and creativity to develop a way to get rid of countless wasted paper cups: Eat Your Coffee! “As college freshmen with a painfully early […]

  From Fast Company October 17, 2014 This 10 year old is an outstanding example of what New Look’s Powered by Service leadership training is all about—Finding your passion early on and using it to make a positive impact on the world! Already on her second business, Vivienne Harr’s backers include Silicon Valley superstars. “Another […]

¬†On Saturday, Detroit kicked off the school year with New Look orientation for the forty-five NEW members of the 9th grade Leadership Academy class and a welcome back for all returning Detroit New Look youth! A huge thank you to New Look partner, Ford, for providing the orientation location, the¬†Ford Resource Center in Southwest Detroit. […]

Think back on your education. Is there one particular teacher who stands out? Maybe it’s several. Did they help you become the person you are today? Did they shape the way you thought about the world? Did they make sure you overcame, or were #BIGGERTHAN, your¬†obstacles? Now, how about a “bad” teacher? Was there a […]

A Report from America‚Äôs Promise Alliance and its Center for Promise at Tufts University with support from TargetRelease Date: ¬†05/20/14 Introduction The past decade has seen impressive growth in and commitment to helping more students graduate, fueled in part by a growing body of research on barriers. What has been missing from the current research, […]

DETROIT¬†‚ÄĒ Ford Motor Company Fund is joining with the UAW to donate $200,000 to support arts, music and athletics in Detroit Public Schools, part of more than $1 million in new scholarships, grants and career outreach programs that Ford‚Äôs philanthropic arm is launching this month to further its commitment to education. On October 7th, Ford […]

On October 7,¬†New Look partnered with the Ford Fund to host a STEAM Day (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, & Math) for¬†200 Detroit Public School students.¬† The students were introduced to a variety of professionals and potential¬†careers in the STEAM industry such as coding and computer programming, biology, music, and medical¬†disciplines.¬† New Look Academy and MIT […]

New Look Atlanta youth, Keiondra, ¬†is Powered by Service! She’s using her talent of social networking to get signatures for a White House petition that will support her and other people living with Sickle Cell disease! Yesterday, she¬†got her sisters to help her make a video with her that educated people on the petition that […]