Amy Zimmerman, J.D., directs the Chicago Medical-Legal Partnership for Children (CMLPC). Over her years of practice, Amy has spearheaded legislative initiatives and helped to implement groundbreaking health policies. Highlights include: the Illinois School Code on charter school healthy and safety, classroom access and home and hospital instruction, and the Early Intervention Services System Act on council and service delivery improvements. Amy is an appointed member of the Early Intervention Interagency Advisory Council and the Mayor’s Taskforce on Literacy. She also serves on the board of the Illinois Infant Health Association. Previously, Amy served as the Children’s Policy Advisor to Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan, as assistant director of the Children’s Health and Education Project at the Chicago Lawyer’s Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, and as a neighborhood and project attorney at LAF. She has received numerous awards, including honors from the Illinois Maternal and Child Health Coalition. In April 2013, CMLPC received the National Outstanding Medical Legal Partnership Award. Amy was selected to the inaugural class of the Children’s Health Leadership Network.