Refuge Playground

Play spaces such as Refuge Playground have been historically and scientifically shown to heal traumatized kids. After World War II, international humanitarian organizations determined that the play spaces serving hundreds of thousands of displaced kids were essential to the biological, moral, social and economic reconstruction of Europe. Richard will discuss how Refuge Playgrounds should now be one of the primary interventions for the over 30 million displaced kids around the world, nurturing.physical well-being, as well as 21st century creative, collaborative and innovative skills.