Month: November 2018

Three CAN-DO members featured in Washington Examiner seeking clemency

CAN-DO was asked to obtain quotes from several of our clemency candidates.  Fortunately, we were able to get quotes from Michael Pelletier, Chad Marks and David Barren for the following article by Steven Nelson for Washington Examiner.

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CAN-DO’s Amy Ralston Povah quoted on prison reform and clemency in Washington Examiner

CAN-DO members Michael Montalvo and Lavonne Roach quoted in the Washington Examiner… 

“Last month, clemency advocates including Amy Povah of CAN-DO Clemency and Alveda King, the anti-abortion evangelical leader, hosted a panel at a Women for Trump event at Trump … Read the rest

Edward Atencio – LIFE

Name: Edward Atencio
DOB: 03/06/59
Age: 59
Race: Hispanic
Raised: Albuquerque, NM, USA
Tried: District of New Mexico
Will live: Albuquerque, NM
Charges: Count 1: Continuing Criminal Enterprise and Aiding and Abetting
Count 2: dropped in appeals court
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CAN-DO President Amy Ralston Povah in Episode 1 Podcast: Love vs DEA

Emanuel Sferios (Founder of Dance Safe) and co-host Tatiana Makovkin have kicked off a “risk reduction and benefit enhancement podcast reducing shame and stigma to save lives and end the drug war.”

For their first podcast, they interviewed Amy Ralston … Read the rest

Amy Ralston Povah nominated for Activist of the Year – Please vote!

CAN-DO Foundation’s President Amy Ralston Povah has been nominated for Activist of the Year by the Cannabis Business Awards.  As a member of the cannabis community, a few of Amy’s achievements include:

  • Produced, directed and wrote the award winning 420-The
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