“People come to people, not programs,” says James Harris, Chief Ambassador of Youth at Usher’s New Look. He’s talking about FedEx, a sponsor he helped connect the organization with two years ago. Harris met FedEx at the Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship Conference in Los Angeles in 2014. The theme of the conference was adaptable […]

Beating the Odds! Each year, thousands of students graduate high school and enroll in college. This reality is different for many minority and low-income students. Just 9 percent of students from the lowest income quartile graduate with a bachelor’s degree by age 24, compared to 77 percent for the top income quartile, according to the […]

Want to make a change in the world? Invest in the next generation! On July 12th, Usher’s New Look gathered over 100 potential investors for the first-ever sneak peek of the UNL Spark Center, a new career and entrepreneurship incubator coming to Atlanta, GA, where underserved high school and college students will become disruptive innovators who follow their passions, or […]

UNL creates a physical space to provide Atlanta teens with technology, tools and training Atlanta, GA, July 7- Usher’s New Look, an organization focused on developing global youth leaders, found that 88% of students feel they don’t have a safe space for experiential learning. That insight led to the creation and launch of the UNL […]