The Olympia Childcare Collective
The Olympia Childcare collective originally formed as a response to the need for free, cooperative and community-driven care for children of individuals wishing to participate in local political events. The group initially began to provide that service for POWER, Parents Organizing for Welfare and Economic Rights in 2010 during their board meetings and workshops. A dedicated body of compassionate volunteers works to interact with the children in a caring and enriching way while their guardians have the opportunity to enrich themselves. OCC plans to expand that service to be a resource for other activist organizations in the Olympia area.