Falun Dafa, also known as Falun Dafa, was made public first in Changchun, Jilin Province, China on May 13, 1992 by its founder Mr. Li Hongzhi. The practice has spread to over 100 countries since then.

May 13 was declared as “World Falun Dafa Day” in 2000. On the occasion of the 20th Falun Dafa Day and also the 68th birthday of Mr. Li, Falun Dafa practitioners around the world have held celebratory events and expressed their gratitude to Mr. Li.

Elected officials in New York, Pennsylvania, Minnesota, Florida and New Jersey issue proclamations, citations, or congratulatory letters to mark World Falun Dafa Day.

New York: 44 Members of State Assembly Co-sign Citation

Citation initiator Steven Englebright, Member of Assembly from the 4th district
Forty-three Members of the Assembly co-signed the citation.

 

Citation from the New York State Assembly to commemorate the 20th anniversary of World Falun Dafa Day celebration to be observed May 16-18, 2019.

Pennsylvania: Elected Officials Proclamations, Letters and Citations

From left to right of the first row: Governor Tom Wolf of Pennsylvania, Governor John C. Carney of Delaware, Lieutenant Governor Bethany Hall-Long of Delaware, Senator Patrick Toomey of Pennsylvania, Senator Christopher Coons of Delaware, and Senator Thomas Carper of Delaware.
Letter from Governor Tom Wolf of Pennsylvania
Proclamation from Governor John C. Carney of Delaware
Special recognition from Senator Patrick Toomey of Pennsylvania
Letter from Senator Christopher Coons of Delaware
Letter from Senator Thomas Carper of Delaware
Letter from House Representative Donald Norcross of New Jersey
Letter from House Representative Madeleine Dean of Pennsylvania
Letter from House Representative Lisa Blunt Rochester of Delaware

Pompano Beach, Florida: Mayor Issues Proclamation of Falun Dafa Day

Mayor Rex Hardin of Pompano Beach, Florida
Proclamation from Mayor Rex Hardin of Pompano Beach, Florida commending and celebrating May 13 World Falun Dafa Day.

Minnesota: Two Cities Issue Proclamations

Proclamation from City of Saint Paul proclaiming May 13, 2019 to be Falun Dafa Day in the city.
Proclamation from City of Rochester proclaiming May 13, 2019 to be Falun Dafa Day in the city.

New Jersey: Elected Officials Issue Proclamations and Letters

From left to right of the first row: House Representative Donald Norcross and Bonnie Watson Coleman, County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. of Essex, and Mayor Ras Barak of Newark.                                                                    From left to right in the middle row: Mayor Alfred Anthony of Livingston, Mayor Robert Jackson of Montclair, Mayor Michael Gonnelli of Secaucus, Mayor Tony Vauss of Irvington.                                                                                           From left to right in the bottom row: Mayor Colleen Mahr of Fanwood, Mayor Dahlia Vertrees of Hillside, Mayor Reed Gusciora of Trenton, and Mayor Brian P. Stack of Union.
Letter from House Representative Donald Norcross
Proclamation from Mayor Alfred Anthony of Livingston
Proclamation from Mayor Robert Jackson of Montclair

The article was originally posted on Minghui.

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