The Good Neighbor Initiative

Good Neighbor Initiative The Good Neighbor Initiative supports the community and helps people through education. This program offers GED® test preparation and other career skills workshops at no cost to community members. *The Good Neighbor Initiative can provide the help people need to attend college.

Free Services

The Good Neighbor Initiative provides everything needed—instruction, tutoring, books, computers and software, and supplies. The fees for the GED test are paid for by the Good Neighbor Initiative.

Classes and Workshops

  • Scholarship Workshop
  • Financial Aid Workshop
  • GED® Classes

Good Neighbor Initiative: Creating Change

As experts in education, Stevens-Henager College, CollegeAmerica, and California College San Diego launched the Good Neighbor Initiative in 2011 to help today's workforce for tomorrow's opportunities.

Each year more than one million Americans drop out of high school. The Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that by 2014, 80 percent of the fastest-growing jobs will require education or training beyond the high school level.1

People who have a high school diploma or GED credential are much more likely to be employed full time, and earn more than those without a high school diploma. Those with higher education are also more likely to live healthier, balanced lives and make greater contributions to their communities and economies.2

* All free services are not available at all campuses.

1 National Commission on Adult Literacy. (2008). Reach higher, America: overcoming crisis in the U.S. workforce. New York.

2 General Educational Development Testing Service of the American Council on Education. (2008). Economic and noneconomic outcomes for GED credential recipients. Washington, D.C.

GED® and GED Testing Service® are registered trademarks of the American Council on Education® and may not be used or reproduced without the express written permission of the American Council on Education.

These services are not within the institution's scope of accreditation. Participating in free services does not guarantee admission to the College's degree programs. The College only accepts students with a high school diploma or equivalent and who demonstrate the motivation and ability to succeed. Certain degree programs also require students to pass admissions tests.

Classes and Workshops:

  • Scholarship Workshop
  • Financial Aid Workshop
  • GED® Classes

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