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Organization Overview

We are a part of Buddhist Association for Peace, Culture, and Education known as Soka Gakkai International organization or also known as SGI. The SGI philosophy and teaching are based on Nichiren Buddhism, which place great emphasis on the sanctity of life. Through the SGI organization members seek to create and develop the ability to live with confidence, find value in any circumstance, and contribute to the well being of friends, family, and community.

Category Religious/Spiritual
Keywords Breaking stereotypes of Buddhism Finding Genuine Happiness in your Daily Life Changing the negative to positive Unlocking the Power Within
Please give a brief description of your club's purpose/mission.

Our mission is to share our life philosophy and practice of Nichiren Buddhism in the SGI-USA with other students and make dialogues to create harmony with our environment. As a representative of SGI-USA in Chico State, we are involved in non-sectarian, public awareness activities to promote the values of peace, culture and education.

President Name

Yukari Sato

President Email
Treasurer Name

Kota Chihogi

Advisor Name

Christine Connerly

List the names of ALL members who are authorized to do business on campus for your club, including your President and Treasurer (i.e. book rooms, reserve tabling, etc.). ONLY THOSE NAMES THAT APPEAR ON THIS LIST WILL BE AUTHORIZED CLUB REPRESENTATIVES.

Yukari Sato (President)
Celine Watkins (Vice President)
Kota Chihogi (Treasurer)
Lucas Guzzon (Secretary)

Membership Requirements

What are the minimum requirements for a person to join your organization?

The student must be in good standing and must not be on probation of any kind. Undergraduate students must earn six (6) semester units per term while holding office. Graduate and credential students must earn three (3) semester units per term while holding office.

The Executive Committee officers must be enrolled in a minimum of three credit hours at California State University, Chico and have a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.5.

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Meeting Day(s)

Every second and forth Friday of the month

Meeting Time


Meeting Location

BMU (Room: TBA)

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