Usher’s New Look and Points of Light are teaming up this National Volunteer Week, April 23-29, 2017.  Find a project near you by searching the many volunteer events happening nationwide at www.AllForGood.org. Sign up to volunteer at any of our three Atlanta service projects below, and you just might see our Founder, Usher Raymond IV! He will […]

Usher’s New Look New York Leadership Academy students recently led a service project in conjunction with the Precious Dreams Foundation. The collaboration provided foster children with comfort items to help them focus on their dreams including pajamas, slippers, socks, plush items and books.  New Look students led an arts & crafts project where they helped the children […]

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 […]

Usher’s New Look New York Leadership Academy students recently teamed up with the NYPD to create a mural that would help foster peace, compassion and community. Read the story and watch the News 12 clip below! WILLIAMSBURG – Some Brooklyn police officers and local children joined forces to create a mural at the 90th Precinct in […]

In Usher’s New Look’s 4-year high school Leadership Academy program, each grade level corresponds to one of The Four Pillars: Talent, Education, Career and Service. Senior year is the service year. Seniors in each Academy city are tasked with creating a unique service project. UNL Atlanta High School Seniors, Lameria Primrose, Helena Devone and Jacob Skinner came up […]

UNL’s three programs for students middle school through college are helping youth from underserved communities discover their inner leader through Four Pillars: Talent, Education, Career and Service. Through the Service Pillar, we teach students that they can find power and purpose in life through giving back and creating change. During a UNL activity called Exploding the Issue, students are taught how to “explode” the […]

Mary-Pat Hector’s “sparks” are servant-minded leadership and disruptive innovation. She is a hands down a disruptivator; using her spark to be Powered by Service and create change. She started her first nonprofit at the age of ten. By the time she joined UNL at age 13, she was already a well-known activist and change agent in her hometown […]

We have a new word to describe the students we’re developing at UNL: Disruptivators.  It’s a mix of being a disruptor and an innovator. Disruptivators are the next generation of leaders who will shake things up with their unconventional and unprecedented ideas. They’re the kind of leaders who will usher in a better future for us all. Martin Luther King Jr. was a disruptivator, […]

Hi! My name is Maricella Ramos. I am freshman college student at Philadelphia University majoring in fashion merchandising and marketing. I joined the Usher’s New Look Moguls in Training program this year, after my mom and I won a trip to New Look’s United to Ignite Awards fundraising event through Chideo.com. We got to meet Usher and learned […]

This is what the holidays are all about: Being One World, Powered by Service! Usher’s New Look New York Leadership Academy students recently teamed up with the Care More organization and artists from Image Gallery NYC to spark change in their community by making over 100 lunches and care packages for the homeless. Then, they took to […]

Jasmine Elliott is a freshman UNL Atlanta Mogul in Training studying fashion design at Savannah College of Art and Design! She is an entrepreneur with a heart for incorporating philanthropy into her business strategy. Recently, she represented New Look alongside UNL Alum, Brandon Hamilton, at the United Nations and Global Citizen’s Global Goals and Human […]

When we Unite to Ignite, amazing things can happen. As we remember September 11th, here is an INCREDIBLE story from a flight attendant on Delta Flight 15, written following the 9/11 attacks. On the morning of Tuesday, September 11, we were about 5 hours out of Frankfurt, flying over the North Atlantic . All of a […]

If you believe what you see in the media, our young people are doomed. They don’t care about important issues. They don’t get out and vote. Their generation is fighting, bullying and killing each other each and every single day. They’re more concerned with Instagram likes and when the next pair of Jordan’s will come […]

The Challenge The Forbes Under 30 $1 Million Change the World Competition is the largest ever for young social entrepreneurs. Five or six finalists, selected from the complete pool of competitors, will receive a cash award of $100,000 USD. They will then compete on-stage at the Forbes Under 30 Summit in Philadelphia on October 6, 2015 in front […]

“Last week I coordinated a clothing drive to benefit Atlanta based organization, Love Beyond Walls at RaurFest 2015. It was amazing and probably the best service project I’ve ever been a part of! Here’s how it came together: A couple weeks ago, Raury asked me to coordinate a project to give back to the city […]

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 […]

Richtopia.com April 19, 2015 “Atlanta has a lot of reasons to feel proud in 2014 when it comes to motivation and valued leadership in the youth community. Mary Pat Hector, a local sixteen-year-old youth leader, and advocate placed her anti-gun violence campaign “Think Twice” on 45 billboards throughout the Atlanta area.” Read More

Mo’ne Davis is ‪#‎BIGGERTHAN‬. The 13-year-old all-star athlete just launched her own sneaker line to help impoverished girls! “Professional athletes with sneaker lines take note. Mo’Ne Davis, the first female pitcher to win a Little League World Series game, is doing it better than you and for a worthy cause. The baseball phenom has partnered […]

Last week, Malia Murray, a member of New Look Atlanta since she was in the 9th grade and now a Graduate of the University of Georgia, walked as a model in the Posh for a Purpose fashion show. The event was more just a fashion show. Malia’s mother is a survivor of breast cancer, and the […]