Sacramento, California - Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia (D- Coachella) and members of the State Assembly today passed ACR 194, proclaiming the month of September Childhood Cancer Awareness Month.

“I am honored to be a co-author of ACR 194 (Low) in dedication to Desi Cechin’s memory and to all the brave children who continue to battle against neuroblastoma and other childhood cancers,” said Assemblymember Garcia. “ACR 194 proclaims the month of September 2016 as Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, and highlights the need to find a cure for childhood cancer.”

The Desi Strong Foundation shines a light on pediatric cancer through awareness, patient and family support as well as raising funds for a cure.