New York City Council Members, Borough Presidents, County Executives, and Town Supervisors Recognize 16th World Falun Dafa Day

June 02, 2015

(Minghui.org) Following six New York State senators, and 20 New York State Assembly members, 13 New York City Council members and borough, county and town officials congratulated Falun Dafa with proclamations and good wishes during the celebration of the 23rd anniversary of the practice’s public introduction by more than 8,000 practitioners in New York City two weeks ago.


Eric Adams, President of the Borough of Brooklyn

Borough President Adams wrote, “… I commend the practitioners of Falun Dafa for sharing this spiritual practice with others, welcoming the general public to learn and take part in the celebration; and I thank everyone for all that have done to touch and improve the lives of many, helping to move our communities forward as One Brooklyn.”


Certificate of Appreciation presented by Staten Island Borough President, James S. Oddo in recognition of Falun Dafa


City Council Citation issued by Alan Maisel, New York City Council Member, in honor of the 16th annual World Falun Dafa Day


City Council Citation issued by Council Member Robert Cornegy


Certificate of Congratulations issued by Mayor of the City of Glen Cove Reginald Spinello


Citation issued by Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano, proclaiming May 13, 2015, World Falun Dafa Day

The citation notes, “the members of Falun Dafa, have worked diligently and have contributed to the success and prosperity of all segments of our citizenry, and through the years, have demonstrated a selfless commitment to the community that warrants attention and gratitude.”


Proclamation issued by Suffolk County Executive Steven Bellone recognizing May 13 as World Falun Dafa Day

The proclamation notes: “since its introduction in New York in the year nineteen hundred ninety-six, Falun Dafa workshops have been given in senior centers, schools, colleges, corporate offices, health clubs, private residences and libraries throughout Suffolk County.”


Proclamation issued by Supervisor of the Town of Brookhaven Edward P. Romaine and co-signed by the members of the Town Council

The proclamation notes: “Falun Dafa empowered individuals to leave behind addictions and bad habits based on the principles of Zhen-Shan-Ren (truth, compassion and forbearance);”

“We respect and acknowledge the contributions Mr. Li Hongzhi has made by introducing the self-improvement practice of Falun Dafa to the general public in 1992. This year marks the 16th World Falun Dafa Day.”


Proclamation issued by Supervisor of the Town of Hempstead Kate Murray and the members of Town Council


Proclamation issued by Supervisor of the Town of Babylon Richard H. Schaffer


Proclamation issued by Supervisor of the Town of Southold Scott A. Russell and the members of the Town Council


Supervisor of the Town of Riverhead Sean M. Walter and members of the Town Council proclaim May 13, 2015, “World Falun Dafa Day”


Supervisor of the Town of Islip Angie M. Carpenter and members of the Twon Council proclaim May 13 “World Falun Dafa Day”

Chinese version available

Category: Dafa Day Recognition

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