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Alvaro Sanchez Alvaro Sanchez

Community Development EGMP Analyst

Phone: (215) 574-6077
Fax: (215) 574-2512
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Alvaro Sanchez joined the Community Development and Regional Outreach Department of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia as an Economic Growth & Mobility Project analyst in May 2018. He contributes quantitative and qualitative research while organizing Third District stakeholders around strategic initiatives to strengthen equitable economic development with actionable analysis. Before joining the Bank, Sanchez completed a graduate program at the University of Pennsylvania, where he was a public policy fellow in the Office of the Council President with Philadelphia City Council, providing research for city initiatives relating to housing affordability and student debt. Previously, he was a research intern at the Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia, an early education policy fellow with the Mayor’s Office of Community Empowerment and Opportunity, and a public policy and analysis intern with the Economy League of Greater Philadelphia. As an undergraduate student, Sanchez worked as a research assistant with Laurence Steinberg on the Crossroads Study, a multisite research project investigating the long-term impacts of formal and informal processing on first-time juvenile offenders.

Sanchez has an M.S. in social policy from the University of Pennsylvania and a B.A. in psychology from Temple University.

Fields of Interest

  • Early childhood education
  • Labor relations
  • Workforce development
  • Entrepreneurship and small business development
  • Public-private partnerships
  • Community revitalization
  • Transit equity

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