Usher’s New Look Inspires 368 Milwaukee Youth with Powered by Service Trainings

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 Brown, Atlanta Coordinator, Tommy Springer and MITs, Larnell Ellison, Brandon Hamilton, and Rashad Cain facilitated leadership trainings for a total of over 500 Milwaukee Middle school students at Lincoln School of the Arts, Milwaukee College Preparatory and Golda Mier!

Milwaukee PBS 2015Nia Twaddle, 8th Grader, Milwaukee College Prep
“I liked how engaging, youthful, and fun the presenters were.”

Pele’ Salinas, 8th Grader, Milwaukee College Prep
“I really liked how personal the group of leaders were.”

Mikyah Gandy, 8th Grader, Milwaukee College Prep
“One thing I learned and really liked was when we created our own brand. I really had fun doing that because it helped me find my inner-beauty/talent.”

8th Grader, Milwaukee College Prep
“I like Usher’s New Look program because I learned how to be a leader and I can use that throughout my life.”