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.