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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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  • Building A Case for an Inclusive and Diverse Volunteer Fire Service Part 2

    06-18-14 -- Written by Fire Chief jona olsson (A version of the article was originally published in the Fire Chief Magazine )     Welcome to Part Two in our Four-Part series on building a fire service which is both inclusive and … Read More >

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  • TIP SHEET: Native American Tribal Departments

    10-05-12 -- Click here to download the PDF version of the tip sheet. Working with Native American tribal departments is different than working with a typical fire district, municipality, or county agency.  Tribal departments are grounded by the traditions and beliefs of … Read More >

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  • Tip Sheet– Communicating with the Deaf or Hard of Hearing

    09-03-12 -- Click here to download a PDF copy of the tip sheet. People who are deaf and/or hard of hearing are a silent minority.  According to Gallaudet Research Institute (GRI) it is estimated that for every 1,000 people there are nine … Read More >

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  • TIP SHEET: Recruiting Hispanic Women

    08-07-12 --     Click here to download the Tip Sheet– Recruiting Hispanic Women   Historically, the Hispanic culture discouraged women from pursuing careers in the fire service, law enforcement or military.  Because of this cultural mindset, many Hispanic women hadn’t considered … Read More >

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  • TIP SHEET: Building Relationships

    07-09-12 -- Click to download the Tip Sheet– Building Relationships  Building Relationships in your multicultural communities - Below are some tips for you and your departments to be more effective.   Do your homework. The more you know about your target audiences the … Read More >

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