The Village Square Dinner at the Square educates the community on important, and sometimes controversial issues
Broward College Village Square held its final Dinner at the Square on Wednesday, June 6, at the Funky Buddha Brewery in Oakland Park. The non-partisan discussion took a dive into real-time events as youths across the United States, led by survivors of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting, are calling for action on gun control.
Guests were provided dinner as they listened to a panel of student representatives and topic experts present varying viewpoints. Moderated by Broward County District 3 Commissioner Michael Udine, the panelists addressed the questions: “Does your voice count?”, “Are the young voices being heard?” and “Will change ultimately occur?” Panelists were Yolanda Cash Jackson, a shareholder at Becker & Poliakoff, and Civil Rights Activist Megan Hobson, a survivor and community activist, spokesperson, and coordinator for Moms Demand Action and Crime Survivors for Safety & Justice, and Mei-Ling Ho-Shing, a survivor and student activist for #NeverAgain at the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.
Jim DeChant, Kirk Englehardt, and Don Cook
David Armstrong, Yolanda Cash Jackson, Greg Haile, Megan Hobson, Mei-Ling Ho-Shing, Michael Udine, and Jack Seiler
Aiyana Edwards and Altavise Davis
Meghan Hobson and Greg Haile
David Armstrong with students from Urban League
Henry Mack and Tim Canova
Greg Haile and Chip LaMarca
Yolanda Cash Jackson, Mei-Ling Ho- Shing, and Megan Hobson
Yolanda Cash Jackson, Megan Hobson, Mei-Ling Ho-Shing, and Michael Udine
Photo credit: Downtown Photo