Want to make a change in the world? Invest in the next generation! On July 12th, Usher’s New Look gathered over 100 potential investors for the first-ever sneak peek of the UNL Spark Center, a new career and entrepreneurship incubator coming to Atlanta, GA, where underserved high school and college students will become disruptive innovators who follow their passions, or […]

UNL creates a physical space to provide Atlanta teens with technology, tools and training Atlanta, GA, July 7- Usher’s New Look, an organization focused on developing global youth leaders, found that 88% of students feel they don’t have a safe space for experiential learning. That insight led to the creation and launch of the UNL […]

Photos by Thomas Springer (@FeetsMccoy) and DJ Blak Magic (@DJBlakMagic) The UNL SPARK Center, coming to Atlanta September 2016, will be an incubator for UNL high school students to learn, create and innovate within the intersection of technology, education and culture. It will be a space where school students become exposed to a plethora career […]

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 […]

It all starts with a SPARK… Read the article below to learn how you can join UNL in developing the next generation of global youth leaders. What is ‘SPARK’? SPARK \ˈspark \ (verb) To help someone connect their passion with a bigger purpose in life or career (noun) The one passion or talent that ignites your […]

A wise man named Steve Jobs once said, “If you work in your passion, you never work a day in your life.” At Usher’s New Look, this is our secret to developing the next generation of extraordinary leaders! Passion + Potential = Purpose. Our programs help students identify their “spark”, or the one thing that […]

Monday, December 14, 2015 One hundred executives and CEOs from top Atlanta corporations gathered at the Mandarin Oriental hotel for an exclusive Metro Atlanta Chamber breakfast and conversation hosted by John Rice, Vice-Chairman of General Electric (GE), and Usher Raymond IV, Founder of Usher’s New Look (UNL), his sixteen-year-old nonprofit that develops youth from underserved communities […]

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 […]

WHAT IS THE UNL ‘SPARK Center’? We surveyed our students and found out 88% do not have a safe space that is conducive to learning after-school and on weekends, and they’re hungering for more experiential learning. So we created The Spark Center, a student-led, global meeting space for expanding, exploring and exposing young minds. A […]