Linda Sartor has always been a peace/justice activist and an educator and has been arrested a number of times protesting atrocities committed by the US “in her name with her tax money” such as the development and testing of nuclear weapons.
After she saw how the US responded to 9/11, educating and protesting weren’t enough any more. First, she joined the International Solidarity Movement in Israel/Palestine in June of 2002, then Iraq Peace Teams in Feb. 2003, then went to Sri Lanka on the pilot team for the Nonviolent Peaceforce 2003-2008, did a Global Exchange citizen diplomacy trip to Iran in Oct. 2008, took her first trip to Afghanistan for two and a half weeks with Voices for Creative Nonviolence in Mar/Apr 2011, and was deported from Bahrain in Feb. 2012.
During her more regular life, Linda lives in an intentional community, teaches research courses in a master’s in leadership program at St. Mary’s College in Moraga, CA, guides vision quest wilderness trips with a non-profit organization called Rites of Passage, and is the volunteer coordinator for the Peace and Justice Center of Sonoma County.
For an interview with Linda Sartor about the book, please go to: http://womensspaces.com/ArchiveWSshow/WSS140801.html
For another book by the same author, see Consensus in the Classroom.