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Recovery.gov - Track the Money

Recovery.gov is the U.S. government's official website that provides easy access to data
related to Recovery Act spending and allows for the reporting of potential fraud, waste, and abuse.

 Job Training Awards vs Unemployment


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What the Dots Represent
The dots represent Recovery awards to provide job training to the unemployed and at-risk youths between ages 16 and 24.  The data is from the reports submitted quarterly by recipients of the awards.

The Map Colors
The colors of the map indicate the rate of unemployment in a region as reported by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The deeper the color, the higher the unemployment.

What You Can Do on the Map

  • Choose a state from the drop-down menu, or enter your zip code to see the job training awards in your neighborhood, or from the Unemployment drop-down choose to see awards by state or county. See state data in the lower left-hand corner.
  • Click on a dot to see an award summary.
  • Search by recipient  name or by topic (e.g., "university," "energy," "transportation").
  • To see Not Started, In Progress, or Completed awards, click on [+] in the Select Award Type box.