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Photo Gallery: G20 Labor and Employment Ministers’ Meeting Gift and Sculpture
(April 20, 2010)

Images include:

  • A second prototype shows a suggested top for the gift.
  • A view of another side of the base of the gift includes the G20 logo.
  • Job Corps student Jessica Hall, who conceived the gift, and her mentor/coordinator Rick Heimann.
  • Job Corps student Jessica Hall, who conceived the gift.
  • These Job Corps students were involved in the creation and production of the sculpture.
  • This sketch of the globe served as the basis for the 1,500 pound sculpture.
  • This sculpture, created by Job Corps students in the Albuquerque, New Mexico Job Corps Center, is made of recycled materials.
  • This is a view of the globe as it was being assembled.
  • This prototype of the sculpture served as a guide to build the 4.5' final sculpture that greeted delegates as they arrived at the meeting.
  • Kedron Cobb of the Albuquerque Job Corps Center measures to place the continents on the globe.
  • Burton Tsinnijinnie of the Albuquerque Job Corps Center prepares to weld one of the continents.
  • A large globe, made by students from the Albuquerque, NM Job Corps Center, was installed along the Constitution Avenue entrance to the Frances Perkins Building. This sculpture, along with a crowd of employees welcomed the world's labor and employment ministers to the US Department of Labor.