Written by UNL New York 11th grade Youth Leaders, Sierra Boyd and Nyya Collins Photo Credit: Thomas Springer (@FeetsMccoy) Day 1 Recap by Sierra Boyd, 11th grade trainer On Wednesday, May 11th through Friday, May 13, 2016, the Usher’s New Look peer-to-peer trainer team took over Brooklyn, NY with two Powered By Service leadership trainings! We kicked […]

Exposure is what we do best, and thanks to Facebook, twenty-three Usher’s New Look Academy youth leaders experienced a surreal career day at Facebook’s New York office last week. Students received a guided tour given by Corey Neaufville, Media Solutions Manager, a panel with Facebook employees and a Q&A session about college and career. An […]

Last week, we partnered with Get Schooled, a foundation started between Bill & Melinda Gates and Viacom that uses entertainment, digital media and star-power to empower and prepare students to graduate high school and make it to college! Our Founder, Usher, just happened to be in NYC to speak at the American Justice Summit and launch his new social justice video, […]

By UNL Brooklyn Leadership Academy Youth, D’Amonte Brown D’Amante Brown is an 11th grader from City Poly Tech High School who just joined the UNL Brooklyn chapter this week!  It hasn’t even been a week yet, and I already feel like the Usher’s New Look (UNL) Family has accepted me as their own. Throughout the […]

On May 16th, Usher’s New Look’s James Harris, program Alumni and Digital Program Strategy Manager, and Myles Harlan, Mogul in Training student at Vanderbilt University, represented our organization at the annual OPPI Festival in New York City. James Harris told the story of his journey from New Look program participant to board member, then spoke […]

The Usher’s New Look Atlanta Leadership Academy recently heard from a brilliant guest speaker, Javier Farfan. Javier blew the youth away when he spoke about his background and his super cool position at Verizon, The Vice President of Cultural Marketing! “His job is basically to tell Verizon what’s hip and cool so that their marketing […]