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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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  • Toronto Fire Services takes home one of this year's Tony Pini Awards

    Tony Pini Awards Presented to Four Winning Departments at FRI in Atlanta

    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 >

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  • A Culture of Inclusion Makes a Difference: An Interview With Seattle Firefighter Erina Queen

    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 >

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  • New Tip Sheet: Mentoring

    04-19-11 -- Mentoring is central to creating a diverse and inclusive fire service. Mentoring is not just a series of activities, it’s a value that becomes part of the culture of your department. It is one of the key themes that we … Read More >

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  • Paying It Forward: The Importance of Encouraging Young Firefighters

    04-19-11 -- This column was written by guest contributor, Battalion Chief Tina Watkins, of Richmond, VA.    Learn more about Chief Watkins here >   ————————————————   The job of working as a firefighter had been a dream of mine since the … Read More >

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