20th Anniversary Celebration Kick-Off Events - July 24, 2019

Homecoming

Usher’s New Look is bringing together 200+ youth to celebrate 20 years of unstoppable global youth leadership at the 2nd Disruptivator Summit. This 2-day summit will feature speakers, networking, performances, a career fair, and tons of awesome surprises! Space is limited, so if you’re a 17 to 22 year old with a desire to use your “spark” to make positive change in the world, reserve your spot now! It’s going to be epic!

SPONSORS
Water Sponsor – Defiance Fuel

MEDIA PARTNERS
iHeart Radio
Access Hollywood

VIP Event

Our VIP event included 350 of Atlanta’s “Who’s Who,” and our very own UNL youth who were highly integrated into this top-tier event. Usher and our Board of Directors presented awards to legacy sponsors and Usher’s “Fireside Chat” with Karyn Greer was engaging and inspirational.

SPONSORS
The Gathering Spot
Spirit Sponsor- The Lovers Team

MEDIA ONSITE
Radio One – Power 94.1
Chattanooga – WJTT Power 94
Access Hollywood
Fox News Atlanta
CBS News Atlanta
Rolling Out Magazine
Urban Geekz

20th Anniversary Celebration Kick-Off Events - July 24, 2019

Homecoming Celebration & VIP Event

Day 1

Our Homecoming celebration was the official kick-off to our 3-day event featuring games for youth, performances and youth entrepreneurs who were able to sell their goods during our celebration.  

Later that evening, Our VIP event included 350 of Atlanta’s “Who’s Who,” and our very own UNL youth who were highly integrated into this top-tier event celebrating our 20th-anniversary milestone.

Day 1: 2019 Disruptivator Summit - July 25, 2019

Disruptivator Summit Kick-Off & Jr. Sneaker Ball ATL

Excitement was in the air as more than 150 young people from around the country checked-in to the Summit. Youth networked and went on career excursions to top Atlanta companies to help them gain exposure to various fields within the business world. 

Later that night, Jermaine Dupris DJ’d and Usher hosted our party in partnership with  “Sneaker Ball ATL.”

Day 2

Day 2: 2019 Disruptivator Summit - July 26, 2019

Disruptivator Summit & Career Expo

Day 3

Our last day began with yoga/meditation led by SNDBath and we presented a Total Wellness panel presented by SunTrust Foundation featuring leaders who spoke about maintaining mental health, opioid and addiction awareness, financial literacy and prison reform. Usher ended the summit by sharing words of wisdom for our young people.

The Summit ended with our Career Expo allowing students to meet HR leaders from companies like The Home Depot, Travelers, Suntrust, GE, Accenture, New Relic, Invest Atlanta and City of Atlanta.

To our amazing previous sponsors,

THANK YOU FOR BELIEVING

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