Ashley Hasty Talks About Purple Dress Project at California Elementary Character Assembly

The Purple Dress Project Founder Ashley Hasty is surrounded by California Elementary School students wearing purple in support of her at the character assembly.

The Purple Dress Project Founder Ashley Hasty is surrounded by California Elementary School students wearing purple in support of her at the character assembly. Photo by John Inman.

At the weekly character assembly held at California Elementary Ashley Hasty was the guest speaker. Hasty is a soon to graduate University of Missouri, Columbia, doctoral student in fashion who started The Purple Dress Project. For the month of April Hasty wore the same purple dress in different fashions to bring awareness to the issue of Crohn's Disease, a cause which is personal for her.

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California Elementary School students dance at the character assembly.

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The Purple Dress Project Founder Ashley Hasty speaks to the students at California Elementary School at the character assembly held Friday, April 29 at the school gym.

For more of this story check out the May 4 issue of the California Democrat.

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