Change and Implementation at a Glance: Problem Exploration

Explore considerations for equitable, inclusive, and data-driven problem exploration.

Publication year: 2023
Capacity Building Center for States


No matter what the identified problem is, the solution will require an intentional focus on racial equity and the input and guidance of people with lived experience, including youth, families, and communities most affected by the problem. Use this “at a glance” overview to explore key problem-exploration tasks and discover how to get the most out of problem exploration through an intentional focus on racial equity and integration of lived expertise.

Suggested Citation

Capacity Building Center for States. (2023). Change and implementation in practice: Problem exploration. Children’s Bureau, Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

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