Activism Assistance

Honoring Men in Prison on Father’s Day – Huffpost - In honor of Father’s Day, the CAN-DO Foundation has collected a series of quotes, reflections, stories and insights from numerous men inside prison who will not participate in the normal festivities that most of us will enjoy on Sunday, June 18th. Many men have watched their own children grow into…
Federal Sentencing Guideline Chart - It’s important to understand how federal defendants are sentenced by judges who no longer have the ability to judge the mitigating circumstances of any given human being standing before them.  Doesn’t matter if a woman was a victim of well documented domestic violence and had no ability to leave a…
Amy Povah, Founder of the CAN-DO Foundation, Justice Through Clemency Clemency and Pardon FAQ - As someone who has actually been through the process of receiving executive clemency (I served 9 years of a 24 year sentence before being granted clemency by President Bill Clinton),  I thought I would share some important factual information that may help you understand the Pardon Process. Q and A about…
How to Enhance Your Chances for Clemency - Tips Prisoners Can Use to Enhance Chances at Executive Clemency These are historic times. For the first time in over 25 years, there is bi-partisan support for meaningful criminal justice reform. For the first time the Supreme Court is ruling on laws that will reduce sentences without “non-retroactivity” conditions that…
Increase Your Publishing Chances When You Write a Letter to the Editor - Letters to the Editor are an important tool in building public awareness for your cause. They also tell the publication that public wants to see more coverage on a particular topic. So why not take a few minutes, write a letter to the editor, and let your local publications know…