Pinecrest resident, novelist and retired Miami-Dade Circuit Court judge Barbara Levenson will speak at the Footprints Foundation Jazz Brunch on Saturday, May 17, from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Ritz Carlton Hotel in Coconut Grove. An author, longtime judge and champion of women’s issues, Levenson has written three Miamithemed mystery novels — Fatal February, Justice in June and Outrageous October.
The Footprints Foundation is an organization dedicated to reducing the mortality rates of mothers and infants in the Congo, Jamaica and Somaliland by training midwives and birth attendants in maternal and newborn care. Tickets for the Jazz Brunch Literary Gala are $130 advance and $190 at the door.
For more information, go to www.footprints-foundation.org.