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Tag Archives: multicultural communities
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
05-12-13 -- By Kami Higa May is Asian and Pacific Islander Heritage Month. This is a month dedicated to celebrating people like ‘me’ – I am of Asian descent and I was born and raised in Hawaii. But my culture and … Read More >
07-09-12 -- By Lori Wirth Among the most intractable challenges of community risk reduction is reaching out to those who have isolated themselves from the very resources that can make such a positive difference in maintaining health and safety. People in the community who … Read More >
05-21-12 -- by Odessa Kawai I was raised on an island in a state known as the “Melting Pot”. Diversity is all around us. From birth we learn to appreciate all cultures. We celebrate everyone’s holidays and festivals. It … Read More >
Posted by: Fire 20/20 Tags: Asian, Asian Firefighter Association, Chris Cabasa, Community, Diversity, multicultural communities, Norm Caba, Pacific- Islander Categories: Article, FIRE 20/20, Guest Columnist, Newsletter
05-21-12 -- By Rachel Myers Each Sunday, devotees go to the Sikh temple Gurudwara Singh Sabha of Washington in Renton, where they hear scripture readings, participate in religious services and break bread together. On one Sunday in February, Renton firefighters provided free … Read More >
Posted by: Fire 20/20 Tags: Doug McDonald, Heart Month, multicultural communities, Partnering for Prevention, Renton Fire & Emergency services, sikh Categories: Article, FIRE 20/20, Guest Columnist, Newsletter