This is where tons of jobs were created Installing solar panels. The folks who became installers needed to be trained to do it. Thus Job corps advertising. The hope was this and solar manufacturing would create jobs but China undercut our manufacturing. So all we got were installer jobs.
Spending reports under the federal Recovery Act show $495,000 paid to McNeely Pigott & Fox Public Relations LLC, which the Labor Department hired to raise awareness “among employers and influencers about the [Job Corps] program’s existing and new training initiatives in high growth and environmentally friendly career areas” as well as spreading the word to prospective Job Corps enrollees.