Janey Skinner

Consulting Services for Community Health

5822 Dover St., Oakland, CA 94609
510-652-3932; fax: 425-675-4112
Planning, Facilitation, Training, Evaluation, Community Organizing, and Organizational Development

Expertise in community health education, in particular around strengthening community capacity to respond to health and social issues.

Over seven years experience in community-based approaches to domestic violence prevention.
Over ten years experience in human rights work in the U.S. and Latin America.

Janey Skinner provides consultation to community-based organizations through services including strategic planning, training, technical assistance, curriculum development, facilitation and capacity-building of community residents and organizational staff. She has particular expertise in designing trainings tailored to the specific needs of organizations, as well as in facilitating planning meetings to assist organizations in setting and meeting their goals.

Ms. Skinner holds a Masters in Public Health from the University of California at Berkeley, in the area of Community Health Education. She has over fifteen years of experience as a trainer and advocate. Much of her work has focused on domestic violence prevention and human rights education, with a focus on fostering local communities’ ability to take action on issues of concern to them. She has incorporated principles for working cross-culturally and a focus on the nonviolent transformation of oppressive structures throughout her work.

Among the clients she works with are,

  • The Latina Center
  • Adelante Familia Project of STAND! Against Domestic Violence
  • CORA: Community Overcoming Relationship Abuse
  • Progressive Research and Training for Action (PRTA)
  • MOVE (Men Overcoming Violence)
  • Narika (domestic violence services for South Asian women)
  • Marin Abused Women’s Services
  • City of Berkeley Public Health Department’s AIDS-HIV Division
  • City of East Palo Alto’s Family Violence Prevention Program
  • Fellowship of Reconciliation.

She is the co-author of two publications: “Evaluation Handbook for Community Mobilization: Evaluating Domestic Violence Activism” and “Media Advocacy Planning Guide.”



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