Broward College Village Square – Dinner at the Square

Broward College Village Square - Dinner at the Square


Wednesday, February 15, 2017    
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm


Hugh's Catering
4351 NE 12th Terrace, Oakland Park, Florida, 33334

Event Type

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.

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