Aria Velasquez is the founding writer of Labor Pains.

  • Disclosures: Member of the Writers Guild of America East (2016-present); graduate of the University of Georgia (2014); attended Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY (2020-2022); cohort member of Google News Initiative Pre-Launch Lab (2023); member of the National Writers Union via the Freelance Solidarity Project (2024-present).

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