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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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  • Benefits of Women Webinar Materials Page

    04-17-14 --     Follow the links below to download notes, materials and a recording of the Benefits of Women: Perspectives from Male Fire Service Leaders Webinar.     Benefits of Women Recording Link Many conversations about women in the fire service … Read More >

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  • A Woman’s Perspective: Roxanne Bercik’s Story

    03-14-14 --  By: Miguel Lopez, FIRE 20/20   As part of Women’s History Month, we would like to share a story of a woman who has progressed through the ranks of the Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD) for over 29 years to … Read More >

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  • Fire Chief Kara Kalkbrenner: A Model of Leadership

    03-14-14 -- By Robert Oliver, FIRE 20/20 Board President and Retired Deputy Fire Chief at Phoenix Fire Department   Kara Kalkbrenner has been a Phoenix fire fighter since 1985.  Today, she serves as the Acting Fire Chief for the City of Phoenix. … Read More >

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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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