At Child Care Action Council our work centers around ensuring children have equitable learning opportunities. We are committed to supporting staff in understanding bias, particularly racial, but also socio-economic and other bias, the lasting and continuing impacts of institutional racism and white privilege, and cultural humility.
June 1, 2020 - The future is bleak for many child care centers and family homes throughout Washington State, as they struggle to continue their programs and operate in the new COVID-19 world. That’s why a long line of brightly decorated cars snaked throughout the streets of downtown Olympia Monday morning.
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Do you ever feel like your art time is not what you want it to be? Do you or the children end up getting frustrated with projects? Or are you just out of fresh ideas? Check out our long list of painting ideas that will keep your kids busy throughout the year exploring PROCESS ART by using different combinations of paper, painting tools, and paint.
Our Caring Kids teamed up with the City of Olympia Parks & Rec Department to plant over 100 native trees and plants at Priest Point Park this morning. It was a cold morning, but everyone was quickly warmed up as they tried to break through the hard ground to dig the holes for the plants.
Our Caring Kids family volunteer group partnered with the Family Support Center on Saturday, January 18th to help assemble Winter Care Kits for families experiencing homelessness in our community.
Child Care Action Council joins 23 organizations selected as a 2020 PSE sponsorship recipient. Child Care Action Council continues its mission to build thriving early learning communities in Washington by partnering with Puget Sound Energy in 2020.
The Kaleidoscope Play & Learn group at Providence St. Peter Hospital has been getting in the holiday spirit! Recently, they painted gingerbread people and read holiday stories together. Kids and parents cut out shapes to make gingerbread man, played with puzzles, and read the story of the Gingerbread Boy. Families even got the special treat to eat fresh, delicious gingerbread muffins.