Usher’s New Look peer trainers hosted an exciting week of Powered by Service leadership trainings in Detroit, MI, October 17th through 21st. The trainings served a total of 356 7th through 12th graders at Burton International, Carver Stem, Gompers and the Detroit International Academy of Young Women. Principal Milner at Gompers told us, “I was […]

Thanks to the Ford Motor Company Fund, seven New Look global leaders visited the Dominican Republic, where they conducted Powered by Service leadership trainings for 175 youth from Haiti and Dominican Republic and explore The Four Pillars (talent, education, career & service).  Follow their exciting journey below! Day 1, by Brenda Khor, UNL Mogul in Training, College of Wooster […]

This past July, during the live auction at UNL’s United to Ignite Awards luncheon (hosted by our good friend LUDACRIS!), our partner Travelers committed to sponsoring two Powered by Service leadership trainings in the city of Baltimore, MD. Next week, January 26 and 27, our peer trainers will be live at NAF Academy and Excel Academy starting the “spark” for 350 new […]

Top DISD students to get career advice By Holly Haber January 12, 2016 Top-performing students at eight Dallas Independent School District high schools will get college and career advice at a fair Wednesday organized by United Way of Metropolitan Dallas and the University of Texas at Dallas. The event will kick off with a pep […]

Clay HS seniors party to benefit children’s hospital By Joel Porter, WNDU “Seniors party outside Clay High School in South Bend with proceeds benefiting Memorial Hospital. South Bend seniors will be graduating later this week. And many of them normally try to pull pranks during the final days of class. But one school is encouraging […]

The week of May 13th kicked off the second week of our 2015 national Powered by Service tour! Powered by Service, our one-day peer-to-peer leadership program, is the entry point for middle school students into our current high school Leadership Academies in Atlanta, Detroit, New York and Milwaukee.  Milwaukee Coordinator, Percy Eddie, Detroit Coordinator, Jarvis […]

May 4, 2015, we kicked off our national Powered by Service tour by taking over four Brooklyn middle schools in one week! Program Strategy Manager, James Harris, Atlanta Coordinator, Tommy Springer and Mogul in Training Students, Larnell Ellison, Brandon Hamilton, and Rashad Cain facilitated full-day peer to peer leadership trainings at P.S. 266, P.S. 282, Gateway Middle School […]

Last week, Usher’s New Look took to Cincinnati, Ohio to train over seven hundred 7th through 12th grade students in our Powered by Service leadership training! Next Fall, some of these students will be eligible to take our Music Industry Leadership career course at their high schools, which teaches students about various entertainment industry related […]

For Martin Luther King Jr. Day, our Atlanta students gathered to see the movie Selma. After the movie, they marched back to the UNL office across Atlanta’s 17th Street Bridge to symbolize the civil rights leaders’ march across Pettus Bridge. Once at the office, the youth participated in a powerful dialogue about the film led by New […]

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 […]

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 […]

150 high school students in Norcross, GA are now certified as local leaders after participating in our Powered by Service Leadership training. Students learned how to use their talents to create positive change in their community through New Look’s highly interactive, youth-led leadership curriculum, which is validated by Emory University. During Leadership 101, students practiced […]

On June 5, 2014, UNL Atlanta youth, Mary-Pat, decided to take a leap of faith and use 9,000.00 of her college savings to buy billboards across Atlanta to support her ‘Think Twice’ anti-gun violence initiative, which encourages, educates, and inspires her peers to Think Twice before using an illegal gun. Yesterday, Mary-Pat gathered in downtown Atlanta […]

Thank you to Accenture, who recently invited UNL’s Melissa Ely Wood, Development Manager, and Gavin McGuire, Interim President to an exclusive Leadership forum with Jimmy Carter, 39th President of the United States. Carter shared lessons he has learned during his 70 years of unparalleled international experience as a leader and public servant, promoting peace and well-being around the […]