Mildred Muhammad, Ex-Spouse of DC Sniper, To Be Honored In Proclamation Ceremony

The Honorable Jolene Ivey to honor Mildred Muhammad for all of her advocacy and empowering to ensure that no one should stay in an abusive situation.
 
PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY, Md. - Feb. 17, 2020 - PRLog -- From the Office of Councilmember Jolene Ivey  - "Prince George's County Councilmember Jolene Ivey looks forward to presenting Mildred Muhammad with a proclamation on Tuesday, February 18, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. at the Prince George's County Council Administration Building, 14741 Governor Oden Bowie Drive, Upper Marlboro, Maryland 20772."

In 2006, years following the arrest of her ex-spouse, John Allen Muhammad, known as the DC Sniper, Mildred founded "After The Trauma," a Maryland- based nonprofit. During its 6 year existence, the organization saved the lives of 200 women, nationally, including residents of the DC Metro Area.

After the nonprofit closed due to inadequate funding, Mildred continued to assist victims of domestic abuse and violence. A few years ago, she helped a woman and child flee death. The police served the abuser a restraining order. He threw it on the ground and urinated on it. With the help of an organization in Georgia, they were able to move to a secure area. The survivor returned years later, and recognized Mildred for saving her life. Mildred assists, on average, 5 women per year, to flee some of the most violent cases of domestic violence. In 2010, Senator Lois Wolk, Senator Pat Wiggins, and Congressman John Garamendi, were among officials in the State of California, to honor Mildred's commitment to end domestic violence. She received award recognition throughout military communities for championship of the Family Advocacy Program and their mission to educate, promote and end domestic violence in military communities.

This Proclamation Ceremony is the first acknowledgment in Mildred's residence of Prince George's County. The public is invited to attend.

For more information about Mildred Muhammad, to subscribe, or to purchase books, visit www.MildredMuhammad.com. For media requests, contact Alecia Jones, publicist, at (240) 630-2691 and msvalidityentpr at gmail dot com.

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ABOUT Mildred Muhammad  - An Award-Winning Global Keynote Speaker. Since 2007, she has advanced domestic violence awareness, PTSD, suicide conversations, education with corporations, police departments, military installations and communities, globally. She is a Speaker for the U.S. Department of State, Certified Consultant with The U.S. Department of Justice - Victims of Crime, CNN Contributor, Domestic Abuse Survivor, Humanitarian, five-time Author, Certified Domestic Violence Advocate, Trainer, and Educator. Further, Advisory Board Member for the National Resource Center on Domestic Violence. Publications include I'm Still Standing: Crawling Out of the Darkness Into The Light (https://www.amazon.com/Im-Still-Standing-Crawling-Darknes...) (2017) and Scared Silent: A Memoir (https://www.amazon.com/Scared-Silent-Mildred-Muhammad/dp/1593092423) (2009). Sizzle reel - http://bit.ly/2IcE9AM | www.mildredmuhammad.com | Social - Twitter & Instagram: /MildredMuhammad and Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/Mildred.D.Muhammad.1).

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