Bainbridge Prepares–Parks Partnership Featured on BCB Podcast

The latest Bainbridge Community Broadcasting’s The Voices of Bainbridge Island podcast focused on the Bainbridge Island Metro Park and Recreation District’s (BIMPRD) partnership with Bainbridge Prepares (BP). Host Bob Ross interviewed Dawn Janow, Chairperson of the Park Board of Commissioners, and Scott James, BP’s founder. The BIMPRD–BP partnership ensures the availability of disaster hubs around … More Bainbridge Prepares–Parks Partnership Featured on BCB Podcast

Is Bainbridge the Most Resilient Community in the Nation?

According to Ethos Preparedness—emergency preparedness consultants and manufacturers of emergency equipment—Bainbridge is “a contender” for most resilient community in the United States. On their Linked In page, Ethos says the reason is that the “community has invested in resilience, embodied by its nonprofit organization ‘Bainbridge Prepares’ that partners with the City of Bainbridge Island and … More Is Bainbridge the Most Resilient Community in the Nation?

BP’s Scott James Stresses Key Role of Neighborhoods in Community Emergency Prep.

Is your neighborhood prepared for an emergency? Mid-fall, after wildfire season and before winter storms hit, is a good time to assess your neighborhood’s readiness, and a key part of preparing is learning how. As part of a three days of preparedness online event called BRACE, Building Readiness for Action in Crisis and Emergencies, Bainbridge … More BP’s Scott James Stresses Key Role of Neighborhoods in Community Emergency Prep.

“Our Biggest Threat Is Complacency”: BP’s Scott James Talks to Currents

Currents Magazine, the Arts and Humanities Bainbridge monthly culture publication, recently interviewed Bainbridge Prepares founder Scott James about emergency prep and our upcoming Virtual Day of Preparedness on September 26, from 10 am to 2 pm via Zoom. James told AHB staff that the biggest threat to our community is “Complacency, whether it relates to mask … More “Our Biggest Threat Is Complacency”: BP’s Scott James Talks to Currents

Preparing Business, Neighborhoods, and Families for Crisis

Scott James, Bainbridge Prepares Founder and author of Prepared Neighborhoods, gave this 45-minute video talk March 18 to EO Seattle, the Seattle chapter of Entrepreneurs’ Organization. In his talk, James addressed the topics of business continuity, neighborhood resilience, personal preparedness, and the way those three factors are connected. EO Seattle opened up the talk to all EO … More Preparing Business, Neighborhoods, and Families for Crisis