Safe Zone

Safe Zone

San Jose City College is committed to offering equal opportunities and education for all students regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity. There are many resources available to you as listed below.

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Awareness on Campus & in the Community

  • Yearly program for National Coming Out Day
  • Transgender Day of Remembrance
  • Transgender Day of Visibility
  • QSA (Queer/Straight Alliance)
  • Outreach for LGBTQ students on campus
  • Information for all campus members                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   

Safe zone training

  • Safe Zone training online through Kognito, Inc.                                      
  • Please see instructions on how to complete training below!                
  • For more information and/or concerns, contact:                                  

 Michelle Blair, Safe Zone Coordinator, at   

  1. Go to the course information page
  2. Click on "Create an new account."
  3. Choose your POV, then choose Next Step
  4. Pull down the menu and choose "San Jose City College."
  5. Follow the prompts
  6. Choose LGBTQ Students on Campus for Faculty and Staff. You may also select other modules for further training.
  7. Click "Launch"
  8. After you are finished, you will receive a certificate at the end
  9. Please alert the contact for a placard and indicate if you want small or large

Local LGBTQ Groups & Organizations

Parents, Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG) San Jose Chapter

The Outlet Program Mountain View Adolescent Counseling Services (ACS) Outlet Program

1717 Embarcadero Road, Suite 4000 Palo Alto, CA 94303

650-424-0852 (P)

650-424-9853 (F)

Trikone Asian Support for LGBTQ60 29th Street # 614
San Francisco, CA 94110

1-775-5-SF-TRIK (1-775-573-8745)

Peninsula Women’s Group (PGW)Sue Lyssand

Bay Area Municipal Elections (BAYMEC)

political PAC

Queer Parents for the Love and Advocacy of our Youth Peninsula Chapter

Pacific Center2712 Telegraph Ave( @Derby Station)

Berkeley, CA 94705


Drop-in Center for the Trans Community415-409-4101 

The Diversity Center1117 Soquel Avenue Santa Cruz, CA 95062


The Lighthouse Community Center

1217 A Street, Hayward, CA 94541

Phone: 510-881-8167 

haywardlcc@yahoo.comMen’s Support Group

East Bay Network

Rainbow Community Center

3024 Willow Pass Rd Ste 200

Concord, CA 94519


Billy De Frank Gay and Lesbian Community Center

938 The Alameda

San Jose, CA 95126


San Francisco LGBT Center

1800 Market Street

San Francisco, CA 94102


James C. Hormel
Gay and Lesbian Center
San Francisco Public Library
100 Larkin Street
San Francisco, CA 94102-4733
415-557-4433 (TTY)

LGBTQ Resource Center San Jose State University


San Jose State University

One Washington Square

San Jose, CA 95192

408-924-1000Guide to choosing an LGBTQ-friendly College

​Contact Us

Contacts On-Campus

Safe Zone Program
Joseph King, Facilitator

Gay/Straight Alliance

Student Life Office


Student Health Services

SJCC Supporting Page
San Jose City College