About Us

The Coalition

The Kids Matter Coalition (KMC) is a professional membership organization for licensed and certified child care providers, early care professionals, parents/guardians,  businesses and other community partners in Kentucky.  KMC's strategy is to gather, grow and go with our members by actively engaging in early childhood advocacy to ensure that regulations and policies in Kentucky positively impact children, families and the early care and education workforce in Kentucky. 

The Staff

  • Bradley Stevenson - President
Mr. Stevenson currently serves as the President of the KM Coalition.  Mr. Stevenson has 20 years of experience in the field of early care and education. He's also the Executive Director of the Child Care Council of KY, Inc.  
  • Advocacy Firm
Bird Consulting Group (BCG), founded in 1996, is a comprehensive one-stop firm, dedicated to assisting both non-profit and for-profit organizations in realizing their full potential strategically and politically.   Our group specializes in providing professional, creative and ethical guidance for businesses and agency’s struggling to have their voices heard, their concerns recognized, and their suggested solutions given serious consideration by political decision-makers from city hall to the White House.   Our professionals provide the personal, hands-on support busy executives need when attempting to educate policy makers on the potential impacts of laws and regulations that might deeply effect their organizations ability to compete effectively, to support their employees fairly, and to contribute wholly to the communities in which they live and work.   With a combined 55 years of experience, our team can quietly and effectively assist your business in achieving your most impactful goals.  

The Partners