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 […]

Photos by Thomas Springer (@FeetsMccoy) Since 2009, the Georgia Power Foundation and Southern Company Foundation, under the leadership of Michael Anderson, have supported Usher’s New Look leadership programs for underserved youth in the state of Georgia. With two of the foundations’ top areas of charitable focus being education improvement and arts and culture, we found great […]

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 […]

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 […]

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” http://www.msn.com/en-us/lifestyle/relationships/some-hamilton-co-students-to-benefit-from-ushers-new-look-foundation/vp-cb3913da-356f-4db2-906f-8619a8bbbe9e  

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 […]

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 […]