On July 20 & 21, 2017, three hundred youth leaders ages 17 to 24, from across the United States and around the world, gathered in Atlanta, Georgia at the new SunTrust Park Atlanta Braves Stadium for the first annual Disruptive Innovation Summit, presented by Usher’s New Look and General Electric! Young thought leaders explored global […]

UNL brings together 300 youth Disruptivators to drive change! June 15, 2017 (Atlanta, GA) — Usher’s New Look, the non-profit organization founded by Usher Raymond IV, is hosting the inaugural Disruptive Innovation Summit at the new SunTrust Park on July 20th and 21st. UNL’s focus is on transforming the lives of underserved youth by developing […]

On Monday, April 10, 2017, Harvard’s Transforming Teaching Initiative hosted Usher’s New Look at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. The presentation, led by Ms. Yvette Cook, President, Usher’s New Look, and James Harris, Global Ambassador of Youth, Usher’s New Look, showcased How UNL Achieves 100% High School Graduation Rates with their Leadership Academy Participants. In it’s […]

Thank You for Sparking the Next Generation!  Click here to view photos from the event Presented by GE Wednesday, September 14, 2016 The Stave Room, Atlanta, GA The Start the Spark Experience was a high-energy, experiential, and innovative new take on our annual Signature Event. Through an upbeat evening format, New Look’s best friends and supporters gathered […]

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 Each year, New Look honors and recognizes the diverse ways individuals, organizations and corporations are empowering youth as leaders and change agents around the world. The 2014 President’s Circle Awards and 15th Year Celebration was more than a luncheon – it was an opportunity to confront the education crisis, unite and take action. By bringing […]

2013 Awards Honorees: Nadji Jeter, UNL Youth and Actor- Global Youth Leadership Award The Global Youth Leadership Award is presented to a young person who shows significant commitment and long-term potential as a leader in their community, their country, and the world. Individuals receiving this award embody the core values of New Look; service, civic […]

The 2012 World Leadership Conference was an action packed week with a range of leadership-building activities including Powered by Service. This activity, central to our mission, provided UNL youth the paramount leadership experience– the opportunity to train over 1,200 of their peers in the 4 pillars of talent, education, career and service. Additionally, youth leaders […]

2011 Awards Honorees: Brandon Hamilton, UNL Youth- Global Youth Leadership Award The Global Youth Leadership Awards is presented to a young person who shows significant commitment and long-term potential as a leader in their community, their country, and the world. Individuals receiving this award embody the core values of New Look; service, civic engagement, business […]

2010 Awards Honorees:   Justin Bieber, Chantia Robinson (UNL Youth)- Global Youth Leadership Award The Global Youth Leadership Awards is presented to a young person who shows significant commitment and long-term potential as a leader in their community, their country, and the world. Individuals receiving this award embody the core values of New Look; service, […]