In The Community

Each year San Jose State University welcomes new students, faculty and staff. We understand that new members of the SJSU community may also be new to the area. Thus, this list is to serve as a resource of information for matters pertaining to the African American community or of African ancestry that may be of value or interest.

Disclaimer: This website does not endorse or recommend any of the below establishments. The following is for information only



The Barbers INC.

332 E Santa Clara St
San Jose, CA 95112
(408) 294-0444

Kingsley's Barber Shop

(Formerly Billie's Barber Shop)
349 E Hedding St
San Jose CA 95112
(408) 286-2424

Nefertiti Black Beauty Supplies

294 N. Capitol Ave.
San Jose, CA 95127

Sam’s Beauty Supply

1764 Winchester Blvd
Campbell, CA 95008
(408) 364-1937

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Back A Yard

80 N Market Street
San Jose, CA

Lillie Mae’s House of Soul Food

1290 Coleman Avenue
Santa Clara, CA
Phone: 408-227-7685

Louisiana Bistro

19 N Market Street
San Jose, CA
Phone: 408-295-1300

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Religious Institutions

Antioch Baptist Church

268 Julian St.
San Jose, CA 95112

Bible Way Christian Center

1764 Junction Ave
San Jose, CA 95112

Church of Christ

81 N. 8th St
San Jose, CA 95112

East Side COGIC

2490 Story Road
San Jose, CA 95112

Emmanuel Baptist Church

467 N. White Road
San Jose, CA 95127

Ephesus Community Seventh-Day Adventist Church

102 N. 9th St
San Jose, CA 95112

First AME Zion Church

95 S. 20 St
San Jose, CA 95116

First Unitarian Church of San Jose

160 N. 3rd St
San Jose, CA 95112

Friendship Church of God in Christ

1654 E. San Antonio St
San Jose, CA 95116

Greater St. John Baptist Church

1230 E. San Antonio St
San Jose, CA 95116

Islamic Center of San Jose

235 N. 3rd St
San Jose, CA 95112

Lewis Memorial CME Church

1363 Turlock Lane
San Jose, CA 95132

Lighthouse Community Church

2047 Flintcrest Drive
San Jose, CA 95148

Macendonia Missionary Baptist Church

121 Sinnott Lane
Milpitas, CA 95035

Maranatha Christian Center

1811 S. 7th St
San Jose, CA 95112

Muslim Community Association (MCA) Bay Area

3003 Scotts Blvd
Santa Clara, CA 95054
(408) 727-7277

San Jose Missionary Baptist Church

499 E. St. James St
San Jose, CA 95112

Silicon Valley Ethiopian Adventist Fellowship

1991 Landess Avenue
Milpitas, CA 95035

St. Paul Baptist Church

1930 E. San Antonio St
San Jose, CA 95116

True Vine Baptist Church

505 S. White Road
San Jose, CA 95127

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Historical Locals & Events

African American Heritage House History Park San Jose

1650 Senter Road
San Jose, CA
(408) 398-8044

Annual Freedom Train Ride

San Jose Diridon Train Station
San Jose, CA

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Professional & Non-Profit Organizations

100 Black Men of Silicon Valley

1101 S. Winchester Blvd, Ste H-189
San Jose, CA 95128

Black Firefighters Association of Santa Clara County

304 N. 6th Street
San Jose, CA 95112

Black Chambers of Silicon Valley

25 N. 14th Street, Suite 400
San Jose, CA 95112

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Association Of Santa Clara Valley

PO Box 4738
San Jose, CA 95150

NAACP San Jose Chapter

304 N 6th St
San Jose, CA 95112

National Coalition of 100 Black Women of Silicon Valley

P.O. Box 730907
San Jose, CA 95173-9998

Santa Clara Alliance of Black Educators

P.O. Box 3134
San Jose, CA 95156

Santa Clara County Black Lawyers Association

152 N 3rd St., Ste 609
San Jose, 95112

South Bay Black Nurses Association, Inc.

Post Office Box 612560
San Jose, CA 95161

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African American Community Service Agency

304 N. Sixth St
San Jose, CA 95112

Ethiopian Community Services, Inc.

1295 Johnson Ave
San Jose, CA 95129

Ujima Adult & Family Services, Inc.

1898 The Alameda
San Jose, CA 95126

Ujirani Family Resource Center

591 N King Rd. Suite 1
San Jose, CA, 95133

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