Resolution of the City of Paterson, New Jersey
No: 17 RES # 02: 068
Date of Adoption: February 12, 2002
Title: Resolution proclaiming the week of January 28 through February 3 as "Falun Dafa Week" in the City of Paterson
Issued by: (signature) Date: January 29, 2002
Council Person: Jeffery Jones
WHEREAS, Falun Dafa, also known as Falun Gong, is a belief system based on the principle of Truthfulness, Compassion and Tolerance, and
WHEREAS, Falun Dafa was first introduced in Asia by Mr. Li Hongzhi in1992 and since then has been adopted by about 100 million practitioners in over fifty countries around the world, and
WHEREAS, Falun Dafa has helped people improve their health, purify their mind and deepen their understanding of life and humanity, and
WHEREAS, Falun Dafa has helped numerous young people and adults turn away from alcohol, drugs and violence to pursuit meaningful lifves and,
WHEREAS, since its introduction to New Jersey in 1996, Falun Dafa has positive changed the lives of numerous residents in New Jersey, and
WHEREAS, various Falun Dafa introduction seminars, demonstration of Falun Dafa exercises and other activities are scheduled for the week of January 28 through February 3, 2002 in the City of Paterson.
NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED BY THE MUNICIPAL COUNCIL of the City of Paterson that hereby proclaiming the week of January 28 through February 3, 2002 to be "Falun Dafa Week" in the City of Paterson.
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE
The purpose of this resolution is to proclaiming the week of January 28 through February 3, 2002 to be "Falun Dafa Week" in the City of Paterson.
Sponsored by William "Bill" Kline
Seconded by Council person Aslon Goow, Jr. and Marilee Jackson
(Unanimously by city councilors) (Seal)
Signed by Marilee Jackson,
President of the council