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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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  • Alphabet Soup

    06-17-14 --     Written by: Robert Oliver, FIRE 20/20 President   “LGBTQI – AJFCA – NAACP – NAAFA – LPA –IFCJ – ADA – NAAAP – NAASIN”   Each month FIRE 20/20 scans the monthly calendars seeking to insure the observance … Read More >

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  • Moving On, But Leaving A Strong Foundation

    09-10-13 -- Written by: I.David Daniels    Who would have imagined that a side bar conversation between a new fire chief and testing consultant would result in the establishment of an organization to address the challenge of diversity and inclusion in the … Read More >

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  • The Advent of Women

    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 >

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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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  • Diversity Recruitment Tip Sheet

    04-16-12 -- By Larry Sagen antivirus internet security software In the real estate world the important theme is: location, location and location.  In the world of diversity recruitment it is relationships, relationships and relationships!  Here are a few guidelines to help you and your department to be … Read More >

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