Ja’Nell Henry


Ja’Nell Henry is a native of Durham, NC and a 2009 graduate of Guilford College with a B.A. in Spanish Language and minors in Business and Nonprofit Management. Before being named the Programs Assistant at CCPH, she held a variety of positions within public health as she worked alongside many community partners in an effort to provide education and resources to decrease the number of teen pregnancies across NC. Her areas of expertise include:  project coordination, continuous quality improvement, training content development, community relationship building, and new project development and implementation. Ja’Nell is a firm believer in asset based community development and uses this lens in her work with the Black Farmers’ Market and one of Durham’s largest annual events, Black August in the Park. She is a lifelong learner in an effort to effectively create spaces and offer resources that encourage holistically healthy communities. 

Maryland Grier-Union