Broward College Village Square will host the second Dinner at the Square in its series of non-partisan debates featuring guest speakers discussing their views on various issues facing the community. The February dinner will focus on the topic, “No Second Chance: Does Florida Over-Criminalize Juvenile Offenders?”
The goal of Dinner at the Square events is to better educate the public on divisive issues by hosting public forums. This discussion will be a spirited but fact-based civil debate about juveniles who face criminal charges.
• Major David Holmes, Broward Sheriff’s Office – has worked in law enforcement for more than 20 years. Prior to joining the Broward Sheriff’s Office, he held various positions for the Federal Bureau of Investigation and Drug Enforcement Administration, and worked as Regional Major for the Department of Law Enforcement.
• Maria Schneider, Assistant State Attorney – serves as the Assistant State Attorney of the 17th Judicial Circuit Court of Florida. She is actively involved in the Florida Bar Juvenile Rules Committee and the 17th Circuit Juvenile Justice Board. During her time at the 17th Judicial Circuit Court, she has served as a lead attorney in the Felony Trial Division, the Sexual Battery Unit, the Organized Crime and Gang Activity Unit, and the Career Criminal Unit.
WHEN: February 15, 2017
6 – 6:45 p.m. – Members only pre-cocktail reception
7 – 8:30 p.m. – Debate and Dinner
WHERE: Hugh’s Catering
4351 NE 12th Terrace
Oakland Park, FL 33334
PRICE: Individual tickets are $35 until January 31; $45 beginning February 1. Dinner is included with the ticket price.
DETAILS: Official partners of the Village Square are the Broward League of Cities and the Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance. For more information and to register please visit http://www.broward.edu/community/village-square.
About Broward College:
Serving more than 63,000 students annually, Broward College offers certificate programs, two-year university-transfer degrees, two-year career degrees and baccalaureate degrees in selected programs. The mission of the college is to provide high-quality educational programs and services that are affordable and accessible to a diverse community of learners. For more information, visit www.broward.edu.
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