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Building an Inclusive Fire Service

February 23 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Join SCI’s Black History Month Lunch & Learn that will address the current state of systemic discrimination within the fire services. Hear first hand from Black firefighters and learn about their experiences. This discussion will include a live Q&A. moderated by Beverly White from NBC4 Los Angeles.

Panelists include:

  • Captain Robert Hawkins, Los Angeles Fire Department and Executive Vice President of the Stentorians
  • Captain Tony Hardy, San Diego Fire-Rescue Department
  • Captain Paul Washington, New York Fire Department and former President of the Vulcan Society
  • Firefighter Anita Daniel, New York Fire Department

Register today to join this important discussion.


February 23
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM


Safe Communities Institute

Officer Spotlight - El Monte Police Chief Ben Lowry was a 20-year law enforcement veteran who was appointed to lead the El Monte Police Department in June 2022. Tragically, Chief Lowry passed away in October. He was 45. Thank you Chief Lowry for your service. Read more.