FIRE 20/20 News and Resources
FIRE 20/20's monthly eNewsletter delivers inspiring articles, thought-provoking interviews and useful tools for Fire/EMS personnel, and those considering a career in the fire service. Topics are oriented around diversity recruitment and retention.
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Tag Archives: Community
Introducing our NEW FREE Online Training Program: Partnering For PreventionTM on FireRescue1.com Academy. This program is based on findings from two national research studies completed by FIRE 20/20 that show multicultural community leaders want to be more involved in community safety initiatives, but are seldom asked by their local fire departments.
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Posted by: Fire 20/20 Tags: Community, culture, Gen Y, Leadership, mentoring, multicultural communities, ONLINE Training Series, Partnering for Prevention Categories: Article, FIRE 20/20, Newsletter, Press Release
02-26-13 -- By Bob Oliver, FIRE 20/20 Board President The advent of women firefighters marshaled changes that the minority firefighter never found an acceptable masculine platform to launch. Minority firefighters found that the request for civility in our treatment was … Read More >
10-05-12 -- Click here to download the PDF version of the tip sheet. Working with Native American tribal departments is different than working with a typical fire district, municipality, or county agency. Tribal departments are grounded by the traditions and beliefs of … Read More >
09-03-12 -- Click here to download a PDF copy of the tip sheet. People who are deaf and/or hard of hearing are a silent minority. According to Gallaudet Research Institute (GRI) it is estimated that for every 1,000 people there are nine … Read More >
09-03-12 -- by Odessa Kawai, FIRE 20/20 People who are deaf or hard of hearing are a silent minority. FIRE 20/20 spoke to Karen Philo from the Hearing, Speech and Deafness Center in Seattle, WA. Karen, a hard of … Read More >
Posted by: Fire 20/20 Tags: change, Community, culture, Deaf, Diversity, Dr. Gerri Penny, Hard of Hearing, inclusion, Nancy Trench, Partnering for Prevention, prevention, Training Categories: Article, FIRE 20/20, Interview, Newsletter