Photo Gallery: YouthBuild Event in Washington, DC
(May 12, 2011)
- Secretary Solis, joined on stage by Assistant Secretary Jane Oates welcomes the YouthBuild family "home" to DOL.
- YouthBuild Alumni -- along with Founder Dorothy Stoneman -- listen
- Secretary Solis applauds the dedication of the YouthBuild alumni group as Maurice Randall of Columbus, Ohio listens in.
- YouthBuild faculty and alumni pose for a picture with Secretary Solis and Assistant Secretary Jane Oates.
- Current students from the ARCH YouthBuild program in the Anacostia neighborhood of Washington, DC assembled a "solar suitcase" which was used in aid relief efforts following the earthquake in Haiti.
- The self-contained solar generator produces enough electricity to power emergency equipment and can be easily deployed to disaster areas.
- Local YouthBuild students demonstrate home weatherization techniques.
- Showing off a model developed by students to teach weatherization and energy efficiency