Anna Sandidge, M.S.W., Reconciliation Leader, and Justice Coordinator for the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet in St. Louis, created a blog
Anna Sandidge works with communities emerging from conflict wanting justice. She has facilitated workshops on unconditional listening and has assisted in workshops on dialogue, healing and multicultural issues in reconciliation. She has recently been working in Rwanda and Burundi, Africa with trauma healing groups that work on reconciliation after the genocide. Anna received her Psychological Anthropology degree in 2001 and her Master’s in Community Social Work in 2004. She was an organizer for the Instead of War Coalition. She has also taught learning disabled junior high students, was case supervisor for developmentally disabled adults and resettled refugees and has worked with communities in need. She teaches yoga as a certified Sivananda Yoga instructor. Anna has been a student, teaching assistant and consultant in the Reconciliation Leadership Certificate Program of the Institute for Global Leadership at the United Nations and Friends Meeting at Cambridge.
She is the co-author with Theoneste Bizimana of After the Guns Have Stopped: Searching for Reconciliation in Burundi/