Congrats to Lareya Brown, a member of the Usher’s New Look Atlanta Leadership Academy since she was in 9th grade. Lareya is the proud recipient of a Posse Foundation Scholarship, which will cover her full tuition to Boston University. While her spark is singing, she plans to study Pre-Med and Business in college and then attend medical […]

This month, the annual Hope Global Forum returned to Atlanta and it was a disruptivator’s dream. C-Suite leaders from government, community and the private sector convened for three days of discussions, ideas and action; outlining a vision for the future of the modern global economy that will include all people, not just some. At the […]

We have a new word to describe the students we’re developing at UNL: Disruptivators.  It’s a mix of being a disruptor and an innovator. Disruptivators are the next generation of leaders who will shake things up with their unconventional and unprecedented ideas. They’re the kind of leaders who will usher in a better future for us all. Martin Luther King Jr. was a disruptivator, […]

This past July, Usher’s New Look hosted an online donation contest in partnership with Chideo.com, auctioning off a chance to win a trip to our United to Ignite Awards Luncheon in Atlanta, complete with an Usher meet and greet experience. For every donation received, funds went to support UNL programming. After the contest, Chideo decided […]

This past July, during the live auction at UNL’s United to Ignite Awards luncheon (hosted by our good friend LUDACRIS!), our partner Travelers committed to sponsoring two Powered by Service leadership trainings in the city of Baltimore, MD. Next week, January 26 and 27, our peer trainers will be live at NAF Academy and Excel Academy starting the “spark” for 350 new […]

January 7th and 8th, the Usher’s New Look peer trainers took to Pebblebrook High School in Mableton, GA to train and certify another 120 9th grade students in our Powered by Service leadership curriculum, a 1-day in-school intensive experiential training that teaches students how to excel in talent, education, career and service. The 120 youth trained this […]

Top DISD students to get career advice By Holly Haber January 12, 2016 Top-performing students at eight Dallas Independent School District high schools will get college and career advice at a fair Wednesday organized by United Way of Metropolitan Dallas and the University of Texas at Dallas. The event will kick off with a pep […]

It all starts with a SPARK… Read the article below to learn how you can join UNL in developing the next generation of global youth leaders. What is ‘SPARK’? SPARK \ˈspark \ (verb) To help someone connect their passion with a bigger purpose in life or career (noun) The one passion or talent that ignites your […]