Amy Hildebrand ’16

Illinois State Policy Intern

Overview

After graduating from high school jaded by a militant administration, Amy knew she needed to do something to stop the war on drugs. She found SSDP at DePaul University her Freshman year, but the chapter quickly dissolved. After investigating wrongful convictions cases, Amy began work simultaneously with the Illinois Cannabis Industry Association and reviving DePaul’s SSDP chapter. In her first year Amy and her chapter hosted the Midwest Regional Conference and she was awarded Rising Star at SSDP2017 in Portland.