Office of the Mayor, City of Beavertron

Whereas, Falun Dafa, also known as Falun Gong, is reported to be a self cultivation practice designed to improve the mind and body though exercises and meditation. Supporters say it explores the principles of Truthfulness, Compassion, and Tolerance, taking these as guidance for conduct and thought; and

Whereas, Since its introduction to the general public by Mr. Li Hongzhi in 1992, it is reported that Falun Dafa has been practiced by more than 100 million people in over 60 countries worldwide; and

Whereas, Falun Dafa supporters say that it transcends cultural and racial boundaries, resonates the universal truth to the whole world, and bridges the gap between east and west; and

Whereas, Falun Dafa practitioners in Oregon offer to share Falun Dafa's exercises are teaching with their fellow citizens

Now, therefore, I, Rob Crake, Mayor of the City of Beaverton, Oregon, do hereby recognize:

Oregon Falun Dafa

The Mayor and City Council of the City of Beaverton supports diversity, tolerance, equality, and mutual understanding among peoples of the world.

Rob Crake, Mayor