Join us July 23rd in Atlanta for our annual President’s Circle Luncheon. This year, we are celebrating our 16th year with ‘The United to Ignite Awards’, Honoring Ignitors of Youth Empowerment. Check out the Emcee and Honorees below. We’re excited! Are you? Visit www.unitedtoignite.splashthat.com to purchase tickets or sponsorship. Go to http://www.bit.ly/1J66jYS to donate for a chance […]

In the state of Michigan, only 77% of students are graduating from high school. Detroit Public Schools’ graduation rate is 65%. However, against the odds, Usher’s New Look Detroit Leadership Academy students are graduating 100%! Thirty-two Detroit Leadership Academy youth are now high school graduates and headed onto the next step in their journeys: Obtaining  full-time […]

In the state of Georgia, only 72% of students are graduating from high school. In the Atlanta Public Schools district, the graduation rate is 59%. However, against the odds, Usher’s New Look Atlanta Leadership Academy students are graduating 100%! Twenty-Five Atlanta Leadership Academy youth are now high school graduates and headed to the next step in their […]

In the state of Wisconsin, 88% of students are graduating from high school. In the Milwaukee Public Schools District, 61% of students are graduating. However, against the odds, Usher’s New Look Milwaukee Leadership Academy students are graduating 100%! Our first two Milwaukee youth to cycle through the Leadership Academy Model, Quentin Scott and Imani Smith, are now high […]

CHIDEO is offering a chance to win a personal meet and greet with our Founder, Usher, and a trip for (2) to attend our Sweet 16 Anniversary, United to Ignite Awards Luncheon in Atlanta on July 23! Airfare, hotel, and spending money are on them. Plus, you will get full VIP access to the luncheon so you can celebrate […]

‘Usher’s curriculum with ‘swag’ could help D.C. students find their passion’ The Washington Post By Moriah Balingit June 17, 2015   “The day started with a simple question: What’s your “spark”? The dozen teens, all students at Cardozo High School in Columbia Heights, shared their interests: Hip-hop, football, music, singing and pottery.   “Today is […]

A couple of our Milwaukee Academy youth leaders sat down to record a video that sums up where they would be without Usher’s New Look. Check out their powerful responses below:

Usher’s New Look students have some exciting plans ahead of them, which is why they stay grinding towards their education and career pathways, even outside of the school year! Watch this video to see how they are exemplifying the four pillars, TALENT, EDUCATION, CAREER, and SERVICE.  

On Friday, Usher’s New Look partner Deloitte celebrated their annual Impact Day. Thanks to New Look Board Member and Principal at Deloitte, Julie Miller, thirty Usher’s New Look Atlanta high school Leadership Academy youth and college Moguls in Training received a powerful service-innovation themed Shark Tank Day led by Deloitte employees. Deloitte Human Capital Consultant, Sameer […]

Clay HS seniors party to benefit children’s hospital By Joel Porter, WNDU “Seniors party outside Clay High School in South Bend with proceeds benefiting Memorial Hospital. South Bend seniors will be graduating later this week. And many of them normally try to pull pranks during the final days of class. But one school is encouraging […]