SGI-USA Culture Department
“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
SGI-USA

Soka Gakkai

Daisaku Ikeda

Josei Toda

Tsunesaburo Makiguchi




Peace Proposal
Together the members of the Culture Department are determined to:
SGI President Daisaku Ikeda's 2011 Peace Proposal.

"Toward a World of Dignity for All: The Triumph of the Creative Life


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SGI-USA Culture Department Booklet

People of Culture and Wisdom:
Building an Oasis of Hope, Trust
and Friendship in Society

Selected Encouragement from
SGI President Daisaku Ikeda
2010 Message to Participants at the CD Conference at the Florida Nature and Culture Center
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SGI-USA Culture Department Brochure

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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
Feb 17, 1990, the Date of the CD's Founding
2009 Message to Participants at the CD Conference at the Florida Nature and Culture Center
2011 Message to Participants at the CD Conference at the Florida Nature and Culture Center