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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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
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 >
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 >
08-07-12 -- By Carol Remz, Ph.D. essay writing services Want to learn how to more effectively address the different fire prevention and safety needs of your increasingly diverse customers despite severe budget constraints? In September, FIRE 20/20 in partnership with Fire Engineering … Read More >
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 >
Posted by: Fire 20/20 Tags: Captain Iris Rodriguez, cultural competencies, Diversity, FIRE 20/20, Hispanic, Houston Fire Department, inclusion, mentoring, recruitment, Ruth Obadal, women Categories: Article, FIRE 20/20, Guest Columnist, Interview, Newsletter