(Minghui.org) May 13, 2020, was the 21st World Falun Dafa Day and the 28th anniversary of Falun Dafa’s public introduction. Mayor Kathy M. Sheehan of the City of Albany, New York issued a proclamation declaring May 2020, Falun Dafa Month.

Proclamation from the City of Albany, New York

“Rooted in ancient Chinese spiritual tradition, Falun Gong was first taught publicly in China in 1992, by Mr. Li Hongzhi, the founder of the practice,” Stated the proclamation.

“It spread quickly through word-of-mouth as tens of millions of Chinese citizens found greater health and spiritual well-being through the practice. Today, Falun Gong is practiced in over 100 countries worldwide by people of all ages and backgrounds. It is always taught free of charge by volunteers, and can be practiced individually or in groups.”

“Falun Dafa practitioners all over the world have dedicated countless hours to their communities in organizing free meditation classes, Chinese cultural productions of music and dance, and participating in local events.

“They are also actively working to bring about a peaceful resolution to the persecution of Falun Gong in China, and improve the future of the world’s most populous country.”