Month: December 2017

Posted in CAN-DO News Now Free

Rashundria Burkes – 15 years 6 months sent to Home Confinement due to COVID-19

We are happy the BOP released Rashundria Burkes to home confinement for her safety! We are still pursuing #Clemency but gain comfort that she is safe at home with her family! 
Sign Rashundria Burkes change.org petition seeking clemency. 

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Posted in Activism

CAN-DO applauds President Trump’s first commutation!

The CAN-DO Foundation is overjoyed by President Trump’s first commutation of sentence to Sholom Rubashkin, an Iowa kosher meatpacking executive.   This is remarkable for two reasons.  It’s very rare for a president to commute a sentence in their first year … Read the rest

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

CANDO expresses “hope” in NBC news on Trump’s first commutation


Obama’s ramping up of commutations, which lessens an inmate’s prison time, was extraordinary given the historic rarity of it all, according to advocates.

“Everybody was hoping they’d see their name on the list,” said Povah, who herself was granted clemency … Read the rest

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Posted in CAN-DO in the Media

Truth-out focuses on victims of halfway house closures

CAN-DO performed a survey of halfway house closures that resulted, in part, to the information shared in this article written by Victoria Law for Truth-out.  Read the entire story, that references the cases of CAN-DO members Alicia Siller, Carolyn Bell, … Read the rest

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Tysha Williams of Studio 3 Hollywood interviews CAN-DO Founder Amy Povah

Tysha Williams is an actress and activist that tackles both serious and fun issues on her new online tv series, Studio 3 Hollywood.  On December 4, 2017, Studio 3 released Tysha’s interview with CAN-DO founder Amy Povah.  They quickly get … Read the rest

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Connie Farris – 12 years for mail fraud – NOW FREE!

Connie has finally reunited with her loving husband, Rex Farris under the Elderly Release Program.

Name: Connie Farris #41922-048
DOB: 1944
Race: White
Marital Status: Married 53 years to Rex Farris
Age: 73 husband, Rex,  74
Children: None
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