Assemblyman Ken Cooley To Speak At Walk For Brain Injury Event Largest Brain Injury Awareness Event in California's History

SACRAMENTO, Calif., March 21, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Assemblyman Ken Cooley (District 8) will address over 1,200 participants at the Walk for Brain Injury at the West Steps of the State Capitol on Sunday, March 22nd.  March is Brain Injury Awareness Month, and Assemblyman Cooley is slated to introduce a Resolution on the Assembly Floor next Thursday, designating March of each year as Brain Injury Awareness, Treatment, and Prevention Month in the State of California.  The resolution encourages officials and the citizens of California to observe the month with appropriate activities and programs to raise awareness about the symptoms of, treatments for, and ways of preventing brain injuries.

"I'm excited to participate in this event to help raise awareness of this critical issue, especially childhood brain injuries," said Assemblyman Cooley. "The Brain Injury Association of California was an essential partner in passing my Assembly Bill 2127 last year, which limits full-contact high school football practices to reduce adolescent brain trauma."