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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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  • A Prevention Advocate's Perspective

    09-07-12 --  By Carol Remz, Ph.D. October is Fire Prevention Month. FIRE 20/20 has found that one of the biggest benefits of a diverse and inclusive department is its ability for increased fire prevention and community risk reduction in multicultural and high-risk … Read More >

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  • Deaf or Hard of Hearing…What??

    09-03-12 --   by Odessa Kawai, FIRE 20/20   People who are deaf or hard of hearing are a silent minority.   FIRE 20/20 spoke to Karen Philo from the Hearing, Speech and Deafness Center in Seattle, WA. Karen, a hard of … 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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  • A Must Read Book – The Difference: How the Power of Diversity Creates Better Groups, Firms, Schools and Societies

    10-08-09 -- A Conversation with Scott E. Page In Professor’s Model, Diversity = Productivity By Claudia Dreifus Published in The New York Times, January 8, 2008 In the long-running debate on affirmative action, Scott E. Page, a professor of complex systems, political … Read More >

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  • Partner Perspective – Terri Morrison, President of Getting Through Customs

    08-09-08 -- Terri Morrison is the co-author of Kiss, Bow, or Shake Hands: The Bestselling Guide to Doing Business in More Than 60 Countries and four other books related to business intercultural communications. Terri’s company, Getting Through Customs, sells the content of … Read More >

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