José A. Alvarado Jr. (b.1989) is a Puerto Rican photographer dedicated to documenting class inequality, civic engagement, and contemporary issues in Puerto Rico and New York City. He works primarily in long-form storytelling, using visual...
Skills:Translator, Image Archiving, Digital Printing, Sports, Lighting Tech, Audio Recording, Photo Assisting, Color Correction, Film Scanning, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Premier, Apple Final Cut Pro, Book Layout/Design, Photo Editing, Black & White Printing, Web Design, Exhibition Design, Photojournalism, Film Processing, Film Photography
for The New York Times: New York Is Taxing the Rich. Here"™s Who Made That Happen.
About a decade ago, it became increasingly common to hear public school parents in New York talk about carting rolls of paper towels, boxes of crayons and dry erasers into classrooms because teachers lacked basic supplies. Manhattan private schools were planning greenhouses and displaying cafeteria menus on flat-screen televisions, but in a new Dickensian era of public education, there would be neither magic nor Magic Markers. Photographed for The New York Times with words by Ginia Bellafante.