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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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  • United in Service Webinar Materials

    02-17-14 --     Follow the links below to download notes, materials and a recording of the United In Service Webinar.     United In Service Recording Link Fire Chief jona olsson of the Latir Fire Department and Deputy Chief Jonathan Howard, … Read More >

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  • Legacy Profession: A Multi-Generational Fire Service

    02-10-14 --

    Wednesday, March 5, 2014 
    10am - 11:30am PST  
    Cost: FREE


    -Learn more about life in the fire service from multi-generational African-American families. The collection of personal stories highlights the different trials and issues (or lack of) each generation experienced when deciding to pursue a career as a firefighter.


    -Learn what influenced the younger generations to join the fire service and what part their parent's experiences played in their decision.


    -Be an active participant - re-framing the message




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  • Building a case for an Inclusive and Diverse Volunteer Fire Service

    02-10-14 -- written by Fire Chief jona olsson (A version of the article was originally published in the FireChief Magazine )   In fire and emergency services, every operational decision, every administrative decision, every equipment purchase, training design or personnel assignment must … Read More >

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  • Interviewer Training for the Fire Service

    01-27-14 -- By John K. Murphy, JD, MS. PA-C, EFO, Deputy Fire Chief (Ret)     Interviewing firefighter candidates is one step in the hiring process and one of the most important steps.  The firefighter candidate has already gone through steps including completing … Read More >

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  • January 2014 FREE Webinar

    01-02-14 --

    United in Service: Building a Volunteer
    Department that's a "recruiting magnet"


    Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2014,
    10am - 11:30am PST

    Cost: FREE


    During this webinar, Fire Chief jona olsson of Latir Fire Department will look at some of the current realities of the volunteer service, explore WHY inclusions and diversity are crucial to fulfilling our mission, and offer some tools for volunteer leaders to start building their departments as a "recruiting magnet."







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