Efforts to implement new policies, programs, or practices can be challenging, especially when the individuals leading or implementing the changes must juggle multiple responsibilites—as is often the case in nonprofit organizations. When the YMCA of the USA (Y-USA) launched the Character Development Learning Institute (CDLI; see textbox below for more information), the organization required that participating local YMCAs (Ys) establish implementation teams to guide their CDLI efforts.