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Asia D. Smith As Guest on the IDVAAC Radio Show

Join hosts Alice Lynch and Sumayya Coleman and show commentator Tonya Lovelace as they bring forward the voices of African American survivors of domestic violence. They will be joined by guests Asia Smith and Lavon Morris-Grant. Studies show that approximately 4 out of every 10 African American women have experienced rape, physical violence, and stalking […] Read More

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Asia D. Smith is Guest Speaker During Crime Victims Rights Week 2013

In addition to appearing in the new educational video produced the Essex County Prosecutors Office,  Asia D. Smith was chosen as a speaker to highlight the importance of the services offered to victim/survivors, and urged stakeholders and members of the community to become more involved in eradicating violence.

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Purple R.E.I.G.N. and Father’s Incorporated Partner During DV Month

  During the month of October 2013 Fathers Incorporated partnered with Purple R.E.I.G.N, Strategies for Empowered Living and others organizations to promote awareness of Domestic Violence. Father’s Incorporated produced several videos, blogs, messages and materials expressing the need to increase the active engagement of men and men’s organizations to eradicate ALL forms of Domestic Violence. […] Read More

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Purple R.E.I.G.N. Joins The Grio during Domestic Violence Month

  As an African-American woman with a largely black staff, Smith is also able to service black women who might feel uncomfortable or alienated in a mainstream services facility — in a unique way. Housed in offices painted pretty shades of purple and pink, Purple R.E.I.G.N. offers a place for women to have rape kits administered that is far […] Read More

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Purple R.E.I.G.N. Join Brooklyn D.A.’s Office to Highlight New UV Technology

Brooklyn DA” Web extra: The Brooklyn DA’s office is using new UV light technology to help find evidence in domestic violence cases. Victims like Asia D. Smith believe it could be a lifesaver. “You feel as if the system isn’t there to protect you,” she says. “And so this will empower victim survivors, but it […] Read More

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Asia D. Smith on the Valerie Persaud Show: Women and Health

Purple R.E.I.G.N. Founder, Asia D. Smith appears on Episode #16 of the Valerie Persaud TV Show to discuss women and health. Ms. Persaud is the creator, host, and executive producer of Inside with Valerie Persaud the TV Show and Radio Show. The tv show won the 2010 award for Best Talk Show in the tri-state […] Read More

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Asia D. Smith Joins Hot 97 and Lisa Evers to Discuss the Murder of Kassandra Perkins

Asia D. Smith joins Lisa Evers on the weekly syndicated urban news program Street Soldiers to discuss the MURDER of Kassandra Perkins by Jovan Butler. Listen to the entire broadcast on New York’s own HOT 97 radio station by clicking this link.