17 year old high schooler, Andrew Jin, is this week’s honorary New Looker! What he’s achieved is #BIGGERTHAN and Powered by Service! Check it out below. Way to go, Andrew! We see you. By Ariel Schwartz, via Fast Company March 24, 2015 “Like plenty of science-oriented high school kids, Andrew Jin is interested in human […]

R.E.S.P.E.C.T, find out what it means to our talented New Look Atlanta Leadership Academy students! Watch their #BIGGERTHAN short film called ‘Respect’.

Myla Chapman is a senior member of the New Look Detroit Leadership Academy. She says New Look has had a tremendous effect on her life. Listen to her share her story in the video below!  

“Just 30 years ago, you could finance a year’s worth of college tuition at a minimum-wage summer job.” Not anymore! Find out what we can do to encourage US elected officials to make college more affordable: http://t.co/sQ75Gl43A6

Is your spark drawing? Do you doodle on everything you own? Nickelodeon​ and Get Schooled​ are offering a $25,000 SCHOLARSHIP for youth ages 17-24 who are interested in pursuing a career in animation. If you’re 13-16 years old you can sign up too for a chance to to win tablets and other animation software! The […]

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. She will be the first in her immediate family to graduate from college!  Angellic’s career goal is to “leave a mark on the arts”. While she […]

On Thursday, Usher’s New Look was commemorated at the Georgia State Capitol with an official resolution from the Georgia State Senate and Lieutenant Governor Casey Kagle! The Resolution celebrated Usher’s New Look organization for sixteen years of service to the community and over 22,000 youth served by our programs. The morning began with introduction from Mr. Roy Neill, of the […]

Mogul in Training, Ciarah Lee, and 9th grade Detroit Leadership Academy students Timberlery Williams and Breonna Washington recently auditioned for a play put on by Prodigal Son Productions. The play will mainly focus on the struggle teens face daily including, bullying, pregnancy and lack of parental support. They did an excellent job overcoming their audition fears […]

March 20, 2015 “In Silicon Valley, it’s never too early to become an entrepreneur. Just ask 13-year-old Shubham Banerjee. The California eighth-grader has launched a company to develop low-cost machines to print Braille, the tactile writing system for the visually impaired. Tech giant Intel Corp. recently invested in his startup, Braigo Labs.” Read More from […]

The New Look Effect: We’re not all born into the luckiest circumstances… At New Look, we’re making sure young dreamers, no matter where they come from, have the resources and exposure to change their lives and find better futures. New Look youth are winning against the odds. Our program makes education appealing and attainable. 86% […]

Mo’ne Davis is ‪#‎BIGGERTHAN‬. The 13-year-old all-star athlete just launched her own sneaker line to help impoverished girls! “Professional athletes with sneaker lines take note. Mo’Ne Davis, the first female pitcher to win a Little League World Series game, is doing it better than you and for a worthy cause. The baseball phenom has partnered […]

Last week, Malia Murray, a member of New Look Atlanta since she was in the 9th grade and now a Graduate of the University of Georgia, walked as a model in the Posh for a Purpose fashion show. The event was more just a fashion show. Malia’s mother is a survivor of breast cancer, and the […]

Do you know a young person between the ages of 8 and 22 who is doing something #BIGGERTHAN to make a difference in their community and throughout the world?? Nominate them for the Peace First $25,000 Prize. The winning youth is able to use this prize to either continue their education or to invest in their peace-making […]

Erick Perkins joined New Look Milwaukee in 2010 when he was in the 10th grade. Today, he is a 22-year-old alum who works alongside Milwaukee Coordinator, Percy Eddie, to help lead our high school Leadership Academy students. Erick’s passion is music, and he is currently working while pursuing his talent of songwriting and performing. Erick uses […]

Myles Harlan joined New Look in the 9th grade. Today, he is finishing his Sophomore year of college at Vanderbilt. When Myles joined New Look, he was pretty shy and kids at his school bullied him for his talent of playing the oboe. Once he was in our program, he was able to embrace his talent in […]

Our New Look Milwaukee students are Powered by Service. Check out the #BIGGERTHAN action they chose to take after last week’s Leadership Academy meeting. “In today’s society, there are many homeless people living on the street with very little to no food, water, shelter, clothing and/or toiletries. The future leaders in Usher’s New Look Program […]

Congrats to UNL Academy Senior and 2014 New Look Global Youth Leadership Award recipient, Mary-Pat Hector, whose P#ThinkTwice Campaign, which began as a New Look Powered by Service project, now has billboards all throughout inner-city Atlanta! “When you have a vision or an idea people think is crazy, do not listen to people who can’t […]

2/9/2015 WLWT Cincinnati “Hundreds of students from Hamilton County will take part in a leadership program this week, put on by Usher’s New Look Foundation. Ten youth leaders from Usher’s New Look Foundation will lead a one day workshop for students from Finneytown, Reading” http://www.msn.com/en-us/lifestyle/relationships/some-hamilton-co-students-to-benefit-from-ushers-new-look-foundation/vp-cb3913da-356f-4db2-906f-8619a8bbbe9e  

After seeing the movie ‘Selma’ with her New Look peers, Atlanta 12th grader, Terez Chapman, a student at Carver Early College, was inspired to enter the National Liberty Museum’s Selma Speech-writing and Essay Contest on the theme of individual liberty. If she wins, she will win a $5,000 scholarship. Check out the video or read the full […]