Careshia Moore




Careshia Moore

BA '99, MEd '00, JD '07  |  McDonough, GA


Careshia Moore, BA ’99, MEd ’00, JD ‘07, is the President and CEO of Usher’s New Look (UNL), the youth empowerment foundation celebrating 25 years of service. In her role as President and CEO of UNL, Ms. Moore provides strategic leadership to the organization that is committed to transforming the lives of underserved youth into passion-driven leaders.

Careshia is licensed attorney, advocate and educator who has a heart for inspiring others to reach their potential. She is a mentor, leadership development expert, workshop creator and facilitator and a designer of educational products. As a life-long educator, her observation of the disparities among historically marginalized youth was the catalyst for the work in which she is currently engaged and propels her to continue to seek out innovative strategies to equip youth to compete to succeed.

Careshia is active in her community through membership on various non-profit boards. She has served as a member of the Communities in Schools of Henry County Board of Directors and United Way Advisory Board. Currently, she serves as Chair of the Mentor Georgia Advisory Board, a member of Board of Directors for the University of Florida Alumni Association and a member of the Board of Trustees for Southern Education Fund. She is also a certified Aggression Replacement Trainer and has worked with justice-involved youth as a trainer and a Neighborhood Accountability Board Coordinator. In recognition of her dedication to the community and her passion for encouraging and inspiring others, she was named as one of Southern Journal Magazine’s Top 14 under 40. Among other awards, she has earned the Educational Equity award from the John R. Lewis Legacy Institute.

Careshia is married to her husband of 20 years, and they are the proud parents of one son and one daughter. She is also a published author of a children’s book, Mikaela the Koala. In the Fall, she will launch her second book, Preparing Your Child to Compete to Succeed Against Privilege that will serve as the basis for national parent engagement support groups and workshops.

She currently lives in McDonough, Georgia and will be serving her second term on the UFAA Board of Directors; her term expires 6/30/2025.