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Ms. Sara Zimmerman

Program & Policy Director

Safe Routes to School National Partnership


Sara Zimmerman is the Program and Policy Director for the Safe Routes to School National Partnership. Sara oversees the work of the Program and Policy team in providing technical assistance and advocacy around transportation equity and increasing safe walking and bicycling for children and adults. Prior to joining the National Partnership in 2013, Sara worked for many years as a senior staff attorney and program director for ChangeLab Solutions, a national legal and policy nonprofit focused on healthy communities. Sara clerked for Judge Richard Paez of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, and graduated from Swarthmore College (Phi Beta Kappa) and UC Berkeley School of Law (Order of the Coif).


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