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  • Benefits of Women in the Fire Service: Perspectives from Male Fire Service Leaders

    03-11-14 --

    Wednesday, March 26, 2014 
    10am - 11:30am PST  
    Cost: FREE

     

    This webinar will bring together several male chiefs, career and volunteer, to discuss their experiences and perspectives regarding the benefits of women serving in emergency services. The chiefs will offer a few "promising practices" related to recruiting and retaining female responders.  

     

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  • Female Firefighters Speak Out On Sexual Abuse

    06-07-13 -- A report on women firefighters speaking out about their experiences with sexual abuse and what it's like to be a woman in a firehouse from WUSA9.  Featuring Ali Warren, author of Where Hope Lives and Lieutenant Angela Hughes of Baltimore … Read More >

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  • Register for Policy is Not Enough: Preventing Discrimination Law Suits in Your Fire Department Webinar Part II

    01-28-13 -- Check It Out…Participate…Apply What You Learn… Policy is Not Enough: Preventing Discrimination Law Suits in Your Fire Department Webinar Part II Wednesday, February 13, 2013, 10am – 11:15am PST                      Cost: FREE   Join us for Part 2 of FIRE 20/20's Preventing Discrimination … Read More >

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  • Minneapolis, Columbus seek to hire Somalis in public safety

    01-10-13 -- By Mark Ferenchik, The Columbus Dispatch, January 2, 2013 Article Source: The Columbus Dispatch.  Click here to read the original article. About 35 young men showed up at a meeting in Minneapolis last week to find out how to join the city’s … Read More >

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  • NATIONAL STUDY IDENTIFIES GROWING IMPACT OF DIVERSITY ON FIRE PREVENTION

    11-14-12 --   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Media Contact: Larry Sagen, FIRE 20/20 Email: ff@fire2020.org   Tel: 360-627-8663   (Bremerton, WA) – If there is one thing everyone can agree on post-election, it is that our country”s growing diversity is changing everything about how … Read More >

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