“In 1990, during the opening of a new era for American Kosen-Rufu, I formed the SGI-USA Culture Department. This was because I firmly believed that producing promising capable people with faith and intellect would be vital for the development of America.”
Daisaku Ikeda, 1999 Message to the Culture Department
Please share with other members in your geographical region so they can learn more about the Culture Department.
The SGI-USA Culture Department was established on February 17, 1990 by Dr. Daisaku Ikeda, the president of the Soka Gakkai International. The Culture Department is composed of SGI-USA members who work in the fields of education, the healing arts, and law. To support these members the Culture Department has four divisions: Education (pre K-12 education), Academic (college, university, and adult education), Healing Arts, and Legal.
The purpose of the SGI-USA Culture Department is to foster a steady stream of promising capable people of faith and intellect who can contribute to the development of a new hope-filled era in America.
Messages to Culture Department Members from SGI President Daisaku Ikeda