Usher’s New Look develops young Detroit leaders through service on life’s big stage January 31, 2017 By Scott Talley | A Special to the Michigan Chronicle A proud Detroit native, Jarvis-LaRue Brown is a dedicated, hard worker who loves to help his community. And Brown is able to live out his passion with a little […]

Mary-Pat Hector joined Usher’s New Look at age 13, and launched her first Powered by Service project with us. Today, she is a member of our college Moguls in Training program, and running for City Council. Read the CNN Feature below!  By Ryan Prior, February 12, 2017 Atlanta (CNN) – A 19-year-old Georgia woman has […]

By Lauren Klose “NYC Together, partnering with Usher’s New Look Youth Leadership Organization, unveiled a mural Friday portraying the strengthening bond between Brooklyn’s Williamsburg community and the 90th Precinct. For 10 weeks, youths from the neighborhood worked with local artist, Elle Sauer, to plan and design the mural.” Read the Full Story

Usher’s New Look President and CEO, Yvette Cook, recently sat down for an interview with UNL Advisory Council member, Kim McNair, on her TV show, Women on the Move Live. The episode aired on April 7th on ION TV. Watch it below!  

The week of our 16th year celebration, the United to Ignite Awards, Usher hopped on The Bert Show to talk about Usher’s New Look. Click the link below to listen! 

“Pebblebrook High School in Mableton, GA launches new academies in time for the new school year. They’re partnering with Usher’s “New Look” program for this year. Every freshman will choose from two areas of study: Creative Studies or Global Service.” Check out this news video on

by Hilary Butschek August 04, 2015  Educators say the class of 2019 will have a different education than any other Pebblebrook High School class, emphasizing the relevance of academic standards in their lives. About 650 freshmen gathered in the school gym on Monday morning to hear about a program that emphasizes leadership and community involvement sponsored […]

ATLANTA — Superstar singer Usher celebrated a milestone this week when his Atlanta-based foundation turned 16 years old. Usher’s New Look Foundation has helped 25,000 young people turn their lives around. His students are paired with mentors from different professions and the children are encouraged to give back to their communities. “I kind of started […]

2/9/2015 WLWT Cincinnati “Hundreds of students from Hamilton County will take part in a leadership program this week, put on by Usher’s New Look Foundation. Ten youth leaders from Usher’s New Look Foundation will lead a one day workshop for students from Finneytown, Reading”  

Congrats to New Look Atlanta youth leader, Kaija Pack, a Senior from Mays High School, who has been acknowledged for her dedication to service by making the Atlanta In Town Paper’s ’20 Under 20′ list. Atlanta In Town wrote, “Kaija has turned her birthday into an opportunity to give back to others by creating the ‘Feed […]