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  • Partnering For Prevention™ – Free Online Training Program

    10-16-13 --

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    <p>Introducing our <strong>NEW FREE</strong> Online Training Program: <strong><i><span style="color: #0000ff;"><a href="http://fire2020.org/?p=7118"><span style="color: #0000ff;">Partnering For Prevention</span></a><sup>TM</sup></span></i></strong> 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.   </p>
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    <p style="text-align: center;"><strong><span style="color: #0000ff;"><a href="http://fire2020.org/?p=7118"><span style="color: #0000ff;">Watch the trailer and learn more</span></a></span><i><span style="color: #0000ff;"><sup><br /></sup></span></i></strong></p>

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  • One of These Things Is Not Like the Other

    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 heritage … Read More >

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  • Be Part of Your Community

    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 >

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  • Asian and Pacific Islander: A Personal Perspective

    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 >

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  • Renton Fire & Emergency Service—The Heart of the Community

    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 >

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