Malia Murray, a member of Usher’s New Look since she was in 9th grade and now an alum of University of Georgia, just directed a music video for the song ‘Fly’ by Atlanta artist Raury (Columbia Records)! The video uses animation to portray black history and recent killings caused by police brutality. Malia wrote the storyboard and […]

Last week, for Spring Break Job Shadowing week, eleven New Look Atlanta Leadership Academy students had an amazing time job shadowing at various offices within the City of Atlanta. Denise’Ann Shields, Alexus Mitchell, Keiondra Dupree, Kemon White, Andreris Williams, Angel Thompson, Lameria Primrose, Alex Mitchell, Kayla Bonner, Yasmine Crane and Yekiyah Crane we’re selected for […]

Last week, Usher’s New Look helped produce a career fair for students at Meadowcreek High School in Norcross, GA. New Look’s partners GE, FedEx,The National Society of High School Scholars, SMS-Advisors, Berkshire Hathaway Homeservices, Arby’s and Traveler’s Insurance presented careers within their companies and educational pathways. Usher’s New Look had a booth where Jordyn Smith, Digital Communications […]

Boynton Beach Community High School is one of many schools in the U.S to take on a new Usher’s New Look digital curriculum course called Music Leadership 101. Music Leadership 101 offers a look into various behind the scenes careers in the entertainment industry with lessons taught by the industry professionals themselves, including former Creative Director of Laface Records, […]

New Look Milwaukee Academy 9th graders Aniah Carter, Zohour Ruble, Ariel Riley and Daijian Spears participated in a job shadowing event on Friday, April 10th at the Milwaukee Municipal Court Branch with the Honorable Derek Mosley. Students learned about the justice system and the careers they have to offer from Sheriff’s deputies to court stenographers. Milwaukee 9th […]

On April 9th, for spring break, eight New Look Detroit Leadership Academy students visited the Detroit Institute of Music Education. DIME is a music college like no other – custom built for serious musicians who desire a long term, professional career in modern music. The courses are designed to build strong musical foundations,that will lead […]

Last week was Job Shadow week for Usher’s New Look across all our chapter cities, which got us thinking… Why does this hashtag only have 41 posts so far this year? We need you to help us Raise the Hashtag and give more youth exposure to career possibilities. It’s easy! THE #JOBSHADOW CHALLENGE: Find a young person in […]

Spring break means job shadow week at Usher’s New Look! To kick it off, our Atlanta Academy students (high school) got the opportunity to hear from three interesting Hawk’s staff members about their careers and the journeys they took to get there. They heard from Eric Platte, Director of Ticket Sales, Jaryd Wilson, Social Media […]

My name is Penny Nyokabi and I am a UNL alumni. I just completed Usher’s New Look Moguls in Training Program and graduated from Georgia State University with my Master’s in Taxation. I was introduced to New Look in 2010 when I attended the Usher’s New Look World Leadership Conference. Since I joined New Look, […]

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 […]

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 […]

On Friday, thanks to our partners Feld Entertainment, Phase 3 Marketing and Chick-fil-A, Johnathan Lee Iverson, the first African-American Ringmaster in 129 years and 15 year Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Baileys Ringmaster, came to the Usher’s New Look office to speak to our Atlanta high school Leadership Academy students about how to follow their […]

‘Students Sing Praises of Usher’s School Program’ By Karen Yi From Sun Sentinel 01/20/15 “A small music industry is brewing inside the classrooms at Boynton Beach Community High School —giving rise to chart-topping singles, fresh artists and, sometimes, bitter fights between record labels.” http://www.sun-sentinel.com/news/education/fl-usher-student-music-labels-20150120-story.html

Congrats to New Look Milwaukee year three Leadership Academy youth, Teanna Thomas and Shatara Mitchell, who participated in the Academy of Health Ad Science Fair at North Division. This was a great experience for both young ladies who said it afforded them both employment opportunities and a chance to gain valuable work experience.  In addition […]

All young people, regardless of where they come from, should get the opportunity to learn technology! It helps nurture problem-solving skills, logic and creativity. By starting early, students will have a foundation for success in any 21st-century career path. On Saturday, thanks to Georgia Tech’s College of Computing and the Higher Altitude Foundation, sixty New Look […]

Sometimes we stumble upon our passions by accident. This is how 9th grader Khori recently discovered her talent, and now, a career pathway for special effects makeup! “I was at home doing a science experiment with liquid latex. I accidentally got some of it on my hand but, I was scared to put water to […]

Terez Chapman joined New Look in 9th grade. Today, she is a senior at Carver Early College in Atlanta and a member of dual enrollment at Georgia State University.  “I never imagined I would end up with one of the best jobs in the world. Despite my confidence, a part of me was laced with […]

  From Fast Company October 17, 2014 This 10 year old is an outstanding example of what New Look’s Powered by Service leadership training is all about—Finding your passion early on and using it to make a positive impact on the world! Already on her second business, Vivienne Harr’s backers include Silicon Valley superstars. “Another […]

How it all Began:  Penny joined New Look in 2011 after being introduced to our programs by Atlanta Coordinator, James Harris. Since CAREER is one of New Look’s four pillars, we do our best to match the talents of youth in our programs with a career pathway they love by connecting them with job shadows and internships. […]

“On Friday, John Rice, vice chairman of GE and president & CEO of GE Global Growth and Operations, stopped by to chat with all of the GE interns from Usher’s New Look. It was great getting to speak to John about his role at GE and to hear advice from him as we complete our […]