Steve Harvey​ and Coca-Cola​ are partnering to give 20 teens and their moms a mentorship experience at the Coca-Cola Pay It Forward Academy. Each teen wins a $5,000 #Scholarship! Nominate a teen or yourself at https://cocacola.promo.eprize.com/payitforward2015/

New Look Mogul in Training Maryka Carter is a Junior in College at Edinboro University studying speech-language pathology. Check out her blog below on making the Deans List! “I made it out of last school year with a cumulative GPA of 1.37, along with being on academic probation & Financial aid probation. The transition of coming […]

‘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

Usher’s New Look and Scholastic have joined together once again to show you how books and reading can help young people open a world of possible and dream #BIGGERTHAN! This month, we want to know, What three books have made you #BIGGERTHAN? Has a character motivated you to make a difference? A setting inspired you to get out […]

Fridays can’t get any better than this. Check out the exciting news Barack Obama announced today about a plan for free community college for over 9 million young people in the United States. We think it’s a great idea and would help so many of the students we serve, but it’s going to need your […]

Art is a great way to open the mind and gain a new perspective. Last Friday night, New Look Detroit took a field trip to the Detroit Institute of Arts! Thanks to our partners Ford Fund and Gleaners, thirty-two tenth through twelfth grade students from Cody High School got to enjoy a night of art.

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 […]

New Look Milwaukee Student Imani Smith, a senior at Nicolet High School,  recently represented Usher’s New Look as a community leader by attending The Cure Workshop, an event about the importance of breast health, self-awareness and clinical mammograms. While Imani is exploring a career related to her passion for music, she was interested in attending this workshop […]

From The Gwinnett Daily Post By Katie Morris 12/16/14 “Thanks to modern technology such as social media, bullying no longer means just being hassled in the school hallways or embarassed in the lunchroom. It can also mean being mocked on Instagram or criticized on Twitter, which raises the question: How can students stand up to cyberbullying? That […]

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 […]

11/07/2014 From Entrepreneur.com by Martin Zwilling http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/239316 “A popular myth these days is that finishing college only dilutes your entrepreneurial instincts, and the best of the best, including Bill Gates, Steve Jobs and Mark Zuckerberg, dropped out early to hasten their success. I agree with Robert E. Litan, former VP of research at the Kauffman Foundation, […]

Last week, the New Look staff received a letter from Chanel Harlan, the mother of one of our Moguls in Training, or college program youth, Myles Harlan. The letter was so touching we had to share it with the world.  Hope this lights up your week like it did ours 🙂 “Good Evening: I hope […]

  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 […]

The Winner’s Circle (TWC) is a professional organization from Atlanta consisting of a dynamic group of young people who excel as leaders in the professional world, have an established brand of excellence, and who work to serve and to inspire the next generation. Their mission is to create opportunities for tomorrow’s generation by focusing on leadership development, […]

UNL sends a big thank you to our partner, Deloitte. On Friday, Deloitte employees taught our Atlanta high school students public speaking skills as part of their national employee Impact Day, where employees participated in various service opportunities throughout the country. UNL youth were able to partner up with employees in small groups and prepare […]

UNL Atlanta youth, Ben, from Washington High School just completed his 9th grade year with amazing achievements! Ben received many trophies and medals at his end of the year awards ceremony. New Look Coordinator, James Harris, came out to support Ben for all his accomplishments! Ben was awarded a DELL laptop, trophy, certificate and medal for being […]