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Calling All Bodhisattvas!


Who will you bring to the July Youth discussion Meeting?

In response to the isolation that youth feel today, the Chapter Youth Discussion Meetings will focus on the Buddhist philosophy of dignity and hope.

The July Youth Discussion Meetings are about deepening my care for my friends and having the courage to start a dialogue about how they can transform their sufferings through Buddhism.

—Jenny Ye,
region young women’s leader, Ann Arbor, Mich.

Fighting for the July Youth Discussion Meetings for me is important because I’m supporting SGI President Ikeda’s most cherished, trusted disciples who will take the lead for kosen-rufu and transform our world.

—Chaynika Garg, chapter women’s leader, Austin, Texas

Through doing home visits and engaging in dialogue toward the July Youth Discussion Meetings, I have learned the importance of breaking down the barriers in my heart that prevent me from connecting to people on a deeper level.

—Ken Lilly, zone young men’s leader, San Diego, Calif.

FAQ

Q: When will the July Youth Discussion Meetings take place?

A. From July 13–21. Please check with your local chapter youth leaders for more specifics.

Q. Who are the meetings for?

A. Youth members and guests in junior high school to age 35.

Q. What if I miss my chapter’s youth discussion meeting?

A. You can attend another chapter youth discussion meeting during July 13–21. Your local chapter youth leaders can help you find an alternative meeting.

Q. Can I join remotely?

A. Because the purpose of these meetings is to connect face to face, heart to heart, youth should not join the meetings remotely.