How to Pay Young People: Considerations for Equity & Effectiveness

Compensating young people for their time and expertise is a best practice for communities looking to authentically engage young people in local decision-making processes – including through Youth Participatory Action Research (YPAR), youth councils, or other youth advisory bodies. After all, who has more expertise about young people’s needs than young people themselves?

How to Pay Young People for Equity Effectiveness offers practical guidance and considerations to help organizations and agencies establish processes to equitably and safely compensate young people for their work in research and decision-making.