Month: November 2017

Posted in CAN-DO in the Media

Washington Examiner quotes CAN-DO prisoners seeking mercy from Trump at Thanksgiving

A huge thank you to Steve Nelson at Washington Examiner for spotlighting three prisoners that CAN-DO advocates for – Michelle West serving double life, Michael Pelletier serving life for pot and Chad Marks serving 40 years.  These individuals deserve mercy … Read the rest

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Posted in CAN-DO in the Media CAN-DO News

Rewire reveals additional burdens for women serving time

Special thanks to Victoria Law and REWIRE, for this in depth article:  “Women do not choose to have a period,” said Amy Povah, who spent nine years in a federal prison and is now the founder and director of … Read the rest

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Posted in Activism Education

CAN-DO Survey! Federal halfway houses

Responding to outcry from prisoners who’ve been devastated by their half-way house dates being pushed back, (even the day before some were set to release) CAN-DO performed a survey to verify this is not happening to “only 1% of the … Read the rest

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Alice Johnson and Kim Kardashian make a great team!

It just keeps getting bigger and better for Ms Alice Johnson!  Thank you Kim Kardashian for committing to help #FreeAlice!!!   To learn more about Alice Johnson please go to her profile page, filled with links and more.

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Posted in CAN-DO in the Media CAN-DO News

Vice reveals the truth about BOP’s failure to provide feminine hygiene products

Thanks in part to our CAN-DO survey, Vice wanted more information and went digging for the truth about BOP’s failure to comply with their own operations memo to provide free feminine hygiene products to prisoners, as promised.

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Huffpost Op Ed on Federal Halfway House Closures

Due to hundreds of emails, letters and phone calls from prisoners panicking due to halfway house closures, CAN-DO conducted a survey and the results were worse than we expected.  Even prisoners who were leaving the very next day have had … Read the rest

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