Stephanie Swantek’ s work focuses on community organizing and intersectionality. She will share alternative ways in building community, relationships and inner strength through the sport of boxing. Her experience ranges from human trafficking, immigration, mental health and addiction, access to education and advocacy. Breaking down stigma, stereotypes and myths along the way, she will focus on resiliency factors, empowerment and peer support. This seminar can benefit community members, practitioners, service providers, and those interested in wellness.