Community Relations

Committee Chair

Freddie L. Brooks

Public Education

Kwame Cooper

Public Education

Sherman Carthan

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Our organization is represented all across this great nation with unique contributions for fire and life safety education. Our core values are to support local communities while investing in the future of our youth. The David Floyd Youth Camp is one program the IABPFF strongly supports. We can no longer watch from the sidelines and remain stationary, while losing  another generation of young people. We are please to share photos from the many events we host across the nations that capture our commitment to service and community involvement. Please see our brochure for a list of over 10 national partners and other valuable information. Please don't  hesitate to contact us to see how we may reach out to your community.

 

We listen to the concerns of the communities we serve. Service comes in many forms and many times in the past our organization has had to support our community by communicating their issues. We value the relationship we have with our community and have demonstrated that with funds and action and not just words. The issue of diversity in the fire service is one that has needed action for years and several communities across the world have stepped up and expressed their desire to see their community reflected in the fore service.

Community Relations Brochure

Community Relations Gallery

 

Mentoring

Service

Service

2009 IABPFF Morehouse Visit

 


ONE MILLION MENTORS TOUR

 

Faye Davis with Michael Baisden in Miami, FL.

Photos


Santa Clara County, CA [more]


Visit to Mount Vernon Slave Memorial with a group of kids from the community and Firefighters

 

 

 

 

Chattanooga, TN -  Foxwood Heights Community Association


Cleveland, OH - Stop Fire Presentation


Cleveland, OH - Stop Fire Presentation Memorial Primary


Chattanooga, TN -  2nd Missionary Baptist Church


New Haven, CT - Halloween Fire Safety Event [More]


Raleigh, NC - Community Event


 

Townsend, MD - Senior Citizen Assistance

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Chattanooga, TN - 11th Annual Neighborhood Conference Oct 2009


Bridgetown, Barbados

 

 

The Brothers United, Chattanooga TN, Chapter assisted at a Health Fair for Miracle Missionary Baptist Church where Pastor Randy Jacks presides, Randy Jacks is a Assistant Fire Chief with the Chattanooga Fire Department. The Fire Prevention Division also assisted with it's Fire Safety House. [Photos]  


Chattanooga, TN - National Night Out

Photos


2010 Sigma Omega Omega of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.

Stop Fire Event - Douglasville, GA


Chattanooga Youth Against Violence


Chattanooga, TN - Walmart health Fair


National Rebuilding Day - Richmond, VA

If you want to get involved with National rebuilding day see their website at: www.rebuildingtogether.org 


Saint Louis, MO - Rolling For Backstoppers


Chattanooga, TN - 2012 Voter Registration Drive

 

 

Philadelphia Firefighters Fire Prevention Music Video: Take it Outside

 

 

Home Safety Check List

Smoke Detectors: Make sure your smoke detector is approved by a recognized testing laboratory.
Place detectors on the ceiling outside each bedroom and along escape routes. Install one on each floor of your home.

Test detectors every month.

Change batteries at least once a year.


Electricity: Don't run cords under carpets or over nails. Avoid using extension cords as permanent solutions.
Ensure all appliances are approved by a recognized testing laboratory.

Don't overload electrical outlets.

Check fuses to ensure they're the correct size.


Portable Heaters: Keep a 3' foot clearance between heaters and walls or other objects.

Fire Places: Clean your flue and chimney connector at least once annually to remove buildup that can lead to fires.

Your Escape Plan: Know at least two routes out of every room. Have an escape ladder available to climb from 2nd or
3rd floor windows. Stage fire drills. Teach children not to hide under beds or in closets. Also teach kids not to go back
inside after escaping. Have a prearranged safe meeting place outside the home. Call "911" or your local emergency
number as soon as possible after escaping.

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For more information on the FLAME Mentoring project please contact:

 

On Point Solutions

Education & Early Career Coaching

Gloria Reynolds, President & CEO

greynolds@onpointsolutions.us

972-818-3907 (p) 214-636-3343 (c)

 

Project area in the Members Forum

 




Helpful Links:

 

U.S. Fire Admin smoking & home fires
Home Safety Council

Coalition for Fire-Safe Cigarettes

USFA Parents A Fire Safety Campaign for Babies and Toddlers

Fire Sprinkler Coalition - information about sprinklers in the home

Smoking and Home Fires - US Fire Administration information and statistics about home fires

Stop Fire Campaign - IABPFF Fire Safety Campaign



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