How South Dakota's children are faring in 2013 will be one of the topics discussed during a public briefing at 5:15 p.m., today at the Chiesman Center for Democracy at 1641 Deadwood Ave. in Rapid City.

The briefing will include the most recent data from the recently released South Dakota Kids Count Child Well-Being Report. Time will be devoted to review the wins/losses for children after the 2013 legislative session.

Speakers will include Carole Cochran, director of South Dakota Kids Count, Jennifer Kline, executive director of South Dakota Voices for Children, and Megan Larson, Black Hills coordinator.

The briefing is open to anyone interested in improving the lives of South Dakota's children.

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