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Brenda J. Muhammad | 2022 National Crime Victims' Service Awards

Brenda Muhammad is a national leader in violence prevention and the creator of a volunteer movement. She has dedicated her entire career to victim services, and has made an indelible mark on the city of Atlanta and on the hearts of crime victims throughout the country.

Ms. Muhammad is the Executive Director of Atlanta Victim Assistance, Inc., (AVA), a nonprofit that advocates for the fundamental rights of victims of crime. Since taking over as Executive Director in 1997, she has steadily grown AVA into a uniquely inclusive organization that serves the complex needs of victims of all crime types.

Brenda J. Muhammad received the National Crime Victim Service Award. Visit the OVC Gallery for more information about her work to support victims of crime.

Date Published: April 29, 2022