Our Freshmen in High School, first-year members of the New Look Milwaukee Youth Leadership Academy, are spreading the #BIGGERTHAN movement this holiday by empowering each other through service. This week, they gathered with their chapter coordinator, Percy Eddie, to wrap over 50 gifts for other kids in need from their community, so that they may […]

Art is a great way to open the mind and gain a new perspective. Last Friday night, New Look Detroit took a field trip to the Detroit Institute of Arts! Thanks to our partners Ford Fund and Gleaners, thirty-two tenth through twelfth grade students from Cody High School got to enjoy a night of art.

Jeremy Dominguez joined New Look in 2010 when he was only a freshman in High School. Today, he is a freshman in college studying International Studies and Biomedical Sciences at Marymount Manhattan. How is your first semester of college going? “My first semester at Marymount Manhattan college have been challenging. It has challenged me socially […]

Congrats to New Look Milwaukee year three Leadership Academy youth, Teanna Thomas and Shatara Mitchell, who participated in the Academy of Health Ad Science Fair at North Division. This was a great experience for both young ladies who said it afforded them both employment opportunities and a chance to gain valuable work experience.  In addition […]

New Look Milwaukee Student Imani Smith, a senior at Nicolet High School,  recently represented Usher’s New Look as a community leader by attending The Cure Workshop, an event about the importance of breast health, self-awareness and clinical mammograms. While Imani is exploring a career related to her passion for music, she was interested in attending this workshop […]

At age 14, Mary-Pat Hector joined New Look after attending our 2011 World Leadership Conference. She was chosen to attend for her outstanding community involvement with other service organizations, including Youth in Action, a program she founded when she was only 10 years old that mobilized young people across the country to take a stand on issues like […]

Each Organization Will Receive the Books to Give to Children in Time for the Holidays New York, NY — December 16, 2014 — Scholastic, the global children’s publishing, education and media company, today announced that a donation of 100,000 new children’s books from The Scholastic Possible Fundwill be donated to children in need this holiday season […]

New Look focuses on helping students excel in talent, education and career, but the thing that sets us apart from other afterschool programs is our service component called Powered by Service. Usher believes service is what makes a good leader great, so, students are taught to use their passion and potential to make a difference in […]

From The Gwinnett Daily Post By Katie Morris 12/16/14 “Thanks to modern technology such as social media, bullying no longer means just being hassled in the school hallways or embarassed in the lunchroom. It can also mean being mocked on Instagram or criticized on Twitter, which raises the question: How can students stand up to cyberbullying? That […]

Usher’s New Look members participate in coding competition by Jay W, Rolling Out Magazine 12/13/14 “On Saturday, Dec. 13, 60 middle and high school students from Usher’s New Look headed to the campus of Georgia Tech in Atlanta to participate in a “Day of Code” sponsored by the School of Computing and the Higher Altitude Foundation.” Read […]

All young people, regardless of where they come from, should get the opportunity to learn technology! It helps nurture problem-solving skills, logic and creativity. By starting early, students will have a foundation for success in any 21st-century career path. On Saturday, thanks to Georgia Tech’s College of Computing and the Higher Altitude Foundation, sixty New Look […]

On Monday morning, New Look celebrated the opening of our new office in Atlanta with a delightful open house event. Partners and friends came out for breakfast and networking. Mogul in Training youth, Lisa Rozier, Kamera Cobb and Larnell Ellison, as well as alum and staff, James Harris, shared stories of their success through the […]

On Friday evening, 45 members of the New Look Atlanta family including partners, volunteers, youth, parents, educators and staff, attended Usher’s Atlanta UR Experience Concert. The night started out with a meet and greet before showtime. All New Look attendees got a photo with Usher. The concert was incredible! Many attendees said it was the […]

On Monday, our partner Saks Fifth Avenue gave five lucky high school girls from our Atlanta Leadership Academy who are interested in the fashion and event planning industries the opportunity  to job shadow behind the scenes at the Donna Karan fashion show at the Ritz Carlton. The students helped with models and garments backstage. Check out […]

Sometimes we stumble upon our passions by accident. This is how 9th grader Khori recently discovered her talent, and now, a career pathway for special effects makeup! “I was at home doing a science experiment with liquid latex. I accidentally got some of it on my hand but, I was scared to put water to […]

New Look Milwaukee coordinator Percy Eddie, program youth, educators and supporters recently enjoyed Usher’s concert tour at the United Center in Chicago. In attendance were Principal Michele Morris Carter from Golda Meir, Principal Tonya Adair from Washington High School, six New Look leadership academy students and MIT Angellic Ross from Northwestern University. Despite the frigid temperatures, […]