Author: Amy Ralston Povah

Amy Ralston Povah is a clemency recipient under President Clinton, an award winning filmmaker, and founder of the CAN-DO Foundation.
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Three CAN-DO members receive clemency from President Trump

President Trump granted a series of pardons and sentence commutations this week, a list that featured high-profile cases involving political corruption and corporate greed as well as more routine drug and fraud charges. In the 11 cases, Mr. Trump leaned … Read the rest

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Crystal Munoz, Tynice Hall and Judith Negron among clemency recipients by President Trump

Advocates for justice overhaul said Mr. Trump should be praised for his interventions. “Some people are trying to bash Trump for letting people circumvent the process and go directly to the White House,” said Amy Ralston Povah, the founder of … Read the rest

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Euka Wadlington – LIFE – NOW FREE! Compassionate release!

 

euka-wadlington-profile-photo-2Name: Euka Wadlington #10296-424
DOB: Feb , 1966
Race: African American
Marital Status: Single
Age: 52
Children: 5
Grandchildren: 3
State Raised: Illinois
State Charged: Iowa
Will release: Chicago, IL
Charge: Non-violent crack conspiracy/attempt delivery
Served to date: 19 … Read the rest

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Washington Examiner quotes CAN-DO prisoners seeking clemency

Each year Steven Nelson of the Washington Examiner writes about the Presidential Turkey pardon as a means to raise awareness for people seeking clemency from draconian sentences that sprang from the “tough on crime” era of the late 80s and … Read the rest

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Darryl Solomon Hope – LIFE – Immediate release 4/10/20

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darly-hopeName:
Darryl Solomon Hope #28812-004
DOB: February, 17, 1966
Race: African American
Marital Status: Single
Age: 54
Children: 7 children
Grandchildren: 14 grandchildren
State you are from: Florida
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Crystal Munoz – serving 15 years for pot received CLEMENCY on 2/18/2020

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Crystal Munoz #79319-180
DOB: 06-19-1979
Age: 40
Children:  2 daughters
Race: Native American (Navajo)
Charge: Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute 1000 kilograms or more of marijuana
Sentence: 19 years 10 months reduced to … Read the rest

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Judith Negron – 35 years – First offender received CLEMENCY on 2/18/2020

Please sign Judith Negron’s change.org petition

Name: Judith C. Negron #95719-004
Age: 48
Race: White (Hispanic)
Raised: Florida
Tried: Florida
Will Live: Florida
Charges: Initial Indictment: 1 Count of Conspiracy to Commit Health Care Fraud
Superceeding Indictment with 24 counts … Read the rest

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Tynice Hall – 28 years received CLEMENCY on 2/18/2020

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Name: Tynice Hall # 34596-177
DOB: 7/27/1983
Age: 36
Marital Status: Single
Children:  One son, Jonathan
Raised: Texas
Tried: Texas
Will Live: Lubbock, TX
Charge(s): Conspiracy to Distribute and Possession with Intent to Distribute … Read the rest

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Santra Rucker – 13 life sentences reduced to 23 years – NOW FREE!!!


Name:
Santra Rucker #34932-083
Age 50
Race: Indigenous Black Woman
Children: Daughter – Kyndia Riley
Raised: Republic State of Maryland
Tried: Commonwealth of Virginia (Richmond)
Will live: Maryland
Charges: Conspiracy with intent to distribute 50 grams (Title 21 USC 846) … Read the rest

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Tammie Francis – LIFE – Received Clemency on 12/19/16 walked out on 2/19/20 due to First Step Act!!!

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Tammie fought for her freedom every day of her life sentence.  Even after First Step Act passed she had to file a motion and the prosecutor fought back, but she prevailed and is #NOWFREE! Tammie was #21 on the CAN-DO … Read the rest

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Maurice Clifton Sr. 33 years 4 months NOW FREE 12/10 due to First Step Act

Just spoke with Maurice Clifton who is FREE AT LAST!!!
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Name: Maurice Clifton Sr. #28332077
DOB: June 24, 1965
Age: 53
Raised: Mound Bayou, Mississippi
Tried: Northern District of Mississippi
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Betty Jo Rains – 22 years – First Offense – NOW FREE due to First Step Act

Name: Betty Jo Rains #20446-017
Age: 60
Race: White
Raised: Florida
Case: Florida
Will live: Florida
Charges: Conspiracy to distribute and possession with intent to distribute more than 5 kilos of cocaine and possession of  firearms in the … Read the rest

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Tanesha Bannister – 23 years – NOW FREE!!!

 We are pleased that Tanesha was set free on May 1st 2019 thanks to the First Step Act.   Congratulations to Tanesha and all her family.
Tanesha was introduce by President Trump at the 2020 President Summit at the historically black
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Laura LaPaz – Goes free on 12/2/2019 due to First Step Act

Name: Laura LaPaz #30388-034
Age: 39
Race: White
Raised: Texas
Tried: Louisiana
Will live: Texas or California
Charges: Count 1-conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute 500 grams or more of a mixture of substance containing a detectable … Read the rest

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Nicole Walker – 10 years – First Offender – NOW FREE released 12/18/19

nicole-01Name: Nicole Walker #12462-030
DOB: June 4, 1970
Race: White
Marital status: Single
Age: 49 years old
Children: 1 daughter and 1 grandson
Raised: Iowa
Charged: Southern District of Iowa
Charges: 1 count of conspiracy to manufacture and distribute meth… Read the rest

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