How The Rio Olympics Stood For More Than Just Games
PSFK rounds out the Rio Games with our picks for the finest moments beyond sports
Leading up to the games, The Rio Olympics were constantly under scrutiny for poor infrastructure, sanitary conditions and the effects it may have on the community, especially the poor. Despite these concerns, the games also opened up the opportunity to bring countries together and affect some positive change in the world. Here are our top three picks for social campaigns that went beyond the exciting competitive sporting events.
Welcoming The Olympics’ First Team Of Refugees
As the refugee crisis continues to worsen with the rising number of people displaced and complicated politics, the rest of the world is growing apathetic to this issue. As a response, the International Olympic Committee made history by creating a team of refugees that will participate in the games. They hope this move will shed some light and humanize the crisis. PSFK goes deeper into the story.