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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12-12-11 -- By Larry Sagen The end of the year is a time of reflection for me and for FIRE 20/20. One of our guiding principles is continuous learning. I find myself asking, “What new lessons did we learn that we can … Read More >
09-17-11 -- On August 25, FIRE 20/20, along with the Tony Pini Award sponsors and partners, presented the first annual awards for diversity and inclusion in the fire service to Portsmouth, VA; Bainbridge Island, WA; Toronto Fire Services; and Fire Service Women … Read More >
08-12-11 -- A moving public service announcement from C.A.I.R, a national civil rights and advocacy organization. Muslim 9/11 first responders discuss their experiences and challenge anti-Islamic sentiment.
08-12-11 -- This clip from the film Muhammad: Legacy of a Prophet, features Kevin James– a Muslim American firefighter, fire marshal, and a first responder on 9/11.
06-19-11 -- Erina Queen has been out since she was fifteen years old. In this interview, she discusses her experience as a lesbian woman in the Seattle Fire Department, and how her department’s culture of inclusion has contributed to her feeling accepted … Read More >