T4B Summer 2021 Youth Leader-Plus Stipend Agreement 

In order to be supported with a Youth Leader-Plus stipend or participant payment with Together for Brothers (T4B) you (and if younger than 18 years old both you and a parent or guardian) must read, sign and submit this agreement to show you understand the following information:

  • A stipend is a payment made to an individual for verified attendance or participation in circles or meetings only, NOT for services rendered. 

  • Payment cannot be tied to any obligation for past, present, or future services. 

  • There can be no employer/employee relationship associated with stipend payment and T4B or Rio Grande Community Development (RGCDC).

  • There are no fringe benefits associated with a stipend payment, as they are NOT for services rendered. 

  • The signatures below certifies your understanding and acceptance.

Outcomes and objectives for the cohort program include:

  • Build healthy relationships with young men of color and community partners

  • Build capacity as a youth leader with T4B

  • Create individual asset map

  • Document and share my story of self

  • Make and share a “zine”

  • Completing an evaluation

 

The contract agreement includes the following:

All non-service stipend payments will be processed through RGCDC. All payment processes will be completed by T4B upon successful completion of cohort and receiving all required forms. Taxes will not be withheld on these payments. It is important to note, however, that these payments may be taxable to the recipient. Participants should seek the advice of a qualified tax advisor regarding taxability of this income.

Questions can be directed to Christopher at christopher@togetherforbrothers.org