Evansville Fire officials are forging ahead with a diversity and inclusion training program from the firefighters’ union.

The move comes months after a fire inspector’s use of a racist slur on the job pushed issues of race in the department into the headlines.

A diversity sub-committee set up by the Evansville Fire Department Merit Commission will undergo a five-hour virtual training next week with the International Association of Fire Fighters, Fire Chief Mike Connelly announced at a commission meeting Tuesday afternoon.
– PUB DATE: 7/15/2020 12:00:00 AM – SOURCE: Courier & Press
Source: SEAFC National Fire News

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