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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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  • Building A Case for an Inclusive and Diverse Volunteer Fire Service Part 2

    06-18-14 -- Written by Fire Chief jona olsson (A version of the article was originally published in the Fire Chief Magazine )     Welcome to Part Two in our Four-Part series on building a fire service which is both inclusive and … Read More >

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  • January 2014 FREE Webinar

    01-02-14 --

    United in Service: Building a Volunteer
    Department that's a "recruiting magnet"

     

    Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2014,
    10am - 11:30am PST

    Cost: FREE

     

    During this webinar, Fire Chief jona olsson of Latir Fire Department will look at some of the current realities of the volunteer service, explore WHY inclusions and diversity are crucial to fulfilling our mission, and offer some tools for volunteer leaders to start building their departments as a "recruiting magnet."

     

     

     

     

     

     

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  • New: Partnering For Prevention Online Training Course

    11-13-13 --

    Partnering For Prevention Online Training Course

      

    The FREE online program teaches fire and emergency services personnel how to effectively engage their multicultural communities in sustainable, cost-effective prevention partnerships that bring free resources and increased commitment from the community. Learn more..

     

    I want to take the PFP course

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  • What I Learned from My Brother

    06-17-13 --  Written by Will Coker, Tualatin Valley Fire Fighters Union Local 1660 My brother Kenny is one heck of man.  As kids, he supported me, protected me (and sometimes tormented me).  Kenny is also a gay, black man. Since he came … Read More >

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  • Recruiting Hispanic Women Firefighters: Interview with Captain Iris Rodriguez

    08-07-12 -- proofreading service By Ruth Obadal, Retired Fire Chief, Puyallup (WA) Fire and Rescue Iris Rodriguez is a Captain with the Houston Fire Department and an instructor in Houston Community College’s Fire Technology Program. She has been with the Houston Fire … Read More >

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