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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The FREE online program teaches fire and emergency services personnel how to effectively engage their multicultural communities in sustainable, cost-effective prevention partnerships that bring free resources and increased commitment from the community. Learn more..
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Posted by: Fire 20/20 Tags: cultural competencies, Diversity, fire service, gay firefighters, Gen Y, Generation Y, inclusion, m, Partnering for Prevention, PFP, recruitment, retention, women Categories: Article, FIRE 20/20, Guest Columnist, Newsletter
10-03-12 -- To learn more about Native American tribal departments and to celebrate Native American Heritage Month in November, FIRE 20/20 interviewed David Bunce. Dave is the Fire Chief of the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community and Vice President of the National Native American … Read More >
03-20-12 -- By Linda F. Willing antivirus software comparison Many people have never met a woman firefighter, even though women have been fighting fires for hundreds of years. My motivation for writing On the Line was very simple: I wanted to create … Read More >
Posted by: Fire 20/20 Tags: Diversity, FIRE 20/20, Linda Willing, On the Line, recruitment, retention, stories of women in the fire service Categories: Article, FIRE 20/20, Guest Columnist, Newsletter
03-20-12 -- By Ruth Obadal, Retired Fire Chief, Puyallup, Washington. Women have been in the career fire service for well over 35 years now and in the volunteer service even longer. Those of us who have been involved for most of that … Read More >
Posted by: Fire 20/20 Tags: Alexis Koo, Diversity, FIRE 20/20, Megan Ellzy, Meredith Walker, Nadia Martinez, recruitment, retention, Women in fire service Categories: Article, FIRE 20/20, Guest Columnist, Interview, Newsletter
01-13-12 -- An Interview with Reginald Freeman, Assistant Fire Chief / Deputy Director of Emergency Management at City of Hartford, CT., by Michèle Carbery. Assistant Chief Reginald Freeman’s strong path to leadership in the fire service was identified by FIRE 20/20 as … Read More >
Posted by: Fire 20/20 Tags: Assistant Chief Reginald Freeman, Connecticut, Diversity, fire service, Hartford Fire Department, Leadership, mentoring, recruitment, retention Categories: Article, Interview, Newsletter