Jewish Family & Children’s Service will hold its eighth annual Brighter Tomorrow Luncheon 11:45 a.m. Friday, Feb. 24, at the Arizona Biltmore Resort, 2400 E. Missouri Ave., Phoenix.
The featured speaker will be Andrew Bridge, director of the Diane & Bruce Halle Foundation, who will speak about foster care. The foundation’s mission is to improve the daily lives on a long-term basis for individuals in Maricopa County. Bridge grew up in Los Angeles County foster care and his legal career has included representing impoverished children in Alabama’s state psychiatric hospitals and mental health facilities and children in its foster care system. He was also the executive director of The Alliance for Children’s Rights.