Jenifer Veloso

Jenifer Veloso is Flintside's special projects editor. A photographer and writer, she covers neighborhoods, public health, and social justice and equity. She developed her passion for storytelling while working as a trauma nurse in an emergency department in Flint. She is the daughter of Brasilian immigrants and was the first in her family’s history to be raised in the United States. She has led documentary journalism projects focused on emergency responders, frontline workers, and the empowerment of women. She is a graduate of the University of Michigan-Flint. Follow her on Instagram or her blog.

Feature Story Honny Williams poses for a portrait while sitting in Sarvis Park in Flint on July 26, 2022.  (Jenifer Veloso | Flintside.com)

Meet Honny Williams, the beloved 'Sarvis Park Mom'


Feature Story India Aikins, age 9, receives her first dose of the Pfizer vaccine at the Genesee County Health Department pop-up clinic hosted at Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church.
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In The News A Flint resident receives a vaccine at the Berston Field House mobile vaccine clinic held by the Genesee County Health Department in partnership with University of Michigan - Flint's Nursing program.
Feature Story A Genesee County Health Department Registered Nurse prepares the Pfizer vaccine at the first mobile vaccine clinic in Flint at Northwestern High School.
Feature Story Timothy Goodrich preps a drink behind the coffee bar for a customer inside of Dorothy Day's Coffee House in East Village.
In The News Dr. Lisa M. Lapeyrhouse, an assistant professor and tenured faculty member in the Public Health & Health Sciences department at the University of Michigan-Flint, was one of the speakers during the press conference.

“We will do anything to protect them and keep them safe”


Feature Story Face painting was a popular attraction for kids during a craft fair July 24.

“It’s the simple things that make life worth living”