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Sherra Lawrence

Sherra Lawrence

Sherra Lawrence

Diversity & Inclusion Committee Chair
Implementation Specialist
Spangler, Room 213


Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning; Child Study and Human Development,
Tufts University
North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University

Area(s) of Work

Biographical Statement 

Sherra Lawrence, MA, is an implementation specialist at the Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute. She is leading projects and initiatives to improve the access and quality of programs, policies, and practices for children and families, especially those that have been marginalized. Her work also focuses on family and community engagement and the use of data and evidence-building activities to address social determinants and ensure equitable implementation of programs, practices, and policies for all. She currently works on several projects at FPG where she supports local and state agencies to build their implementation capacity using implementation and improvement science best practices. She also currently serves on the Town of Hillsborough Planning Board.