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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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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
06-07-13 -- A report on women firefighters speaking out about their experiences with sexual abuse and what it's like to be a woman in a firehouse from WUSA9. Featuring Ali Warren, author of Where Hope Lives and Lieutenant Angela Hughes of Baltimore … Read More >
03-11-13 -- By Ali Warren I became a firefighter on October 11, 2005. I was sixteen years old and had no idea who I was yet. After years of silence and struggle I eventually found my voice. I love to talk … Read More >
02-26-13 -- By Bob Oliver, FIRE 20/20 Board President The advent of women firefighters marshaled changes that the minority firefighter never found an acceptable masculine platform to launch. Minority firefighters found that the request for civility in our treatment was … Read More >