Alejandro Alvarez

Alejandro Alvarez

I'm a staff photographer and professional wanderer about town, documenting the people and places I see.

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Sharif Street said he wants to 'frame a discussion' and 'build a movement'

When asked why he wasn't jumping right into the U.S. Senate race, Sharif Street said he wants to win by getting buy-in from people across the Commonwealth.

'I was born the kid of a hot dog vendor': Sharif Street on his bid for U.S. Senate

Sharif Street announces an Exploratory Committee for his bid for U.S. Senate in Pennsylvania.


First day for members of the Please Touch Museum after COVID-19

Today was the first day for members to visit the Please Touch Museum after being shutdown due to COVID-19. The childrens museum is located at 4231 Avenue of the Republic, Philadelphia, PA.


Children from Annunciation BVM Church reenacted the day Jesus was crucified.

Children from the Annunciation BVM Church, Formacion Cristiana, Christian Formation program for children held Via Crucis or Ways of the Cross reenactment on Good Friday, April 2, 2021.


Mission Youth Philly reenact the Last Supper on Holy Thursday

Members of Mission Youth Philly held a reenactment of Last Supper and Washing of the Feet outside the Last Stop Addiction Resources Center, 1810 E Somerset St, April 1, 2021.


Philadelphia Orchestra members play for new U.S citizens

Three members of the Philadelphia Orchestra played during a naturalization ceremony for new Americans at the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services office in West Philadelphia on Thursday, March 25, 2021.

At 108 years old, one of Philly's oldest living residents gets COVID-19 vaccine

One of Philadelphia's oldest living residents, Ruth Hopson, received the first dose of her COVID-19 vaccine in her home. At 108 years old, Hopson is homebound.


SEAMAAC hosts South Philly COVID-19 vaccine clinic | Photos

The Southeast Asian Mutual Assistance Associations Coalition (SEAMAAC), Philadelphia FIGHT and Sunray Drugs hosted a COVID-19 vaccine clinic for 100 people at the BOK Building in South Philadelphia on Friday. The group prioritized the elderly and vulnerable people, many of whom are from the refugee and immigrant communities east of Broad Street.

Press conference at Curran-Fromhold Correctional Facility following shooting

Prison Commissioner Blanche Carney makes a statement regarding a shooting outside the Curran-Fromhold Correctional Facility in Philadelphia.