CAN-DO Founder Amy Povah collaborated with The Council* to write an ‘Open Letter’ to President Obama which was published in Business Insider on Dec 12, 2016. CAN-DO coordinated with other advocacy organizations plus reached out to, and secured 42 … Read the rest
CANDO interviewed Ramona Brant less than two months after she was set free. Listen to her share, in detail, the day she learned President Obama granted her clemency.
Everyone at CANDO is devastated to learn of Ramona Brant’s passing that … Read the rest
When Amy Ralston Povah was escorted across the compound at FCI Dublin, after President Clinton granted her clemency, she told the women she would never forget them. Fifteen years later, Amy is still fighting to garner attention for the women … Read the rest
President Obama is the first sitting president to visit a federal prison – historic moments that he will be remembered most fondly for. Future … Read the rest
Amy Ralston Povah Goes to DC – 2014
Amy Meets Gore Vidal
Amy spoke to the iconic Gore Vidal about her CAN-DO Foundation. Vidal was outspoken about ending the drug war and congratulated Amy on her efforts to raise … Read the rest
CANDO is elated to report that Rhonda has walked out of the prison and is currently at a halfway house. It won’t be long before she will burst into society doing many great things!
Name: Rhonda J. Turpin. #31460-060
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Name: Patricia Clarke
Race: African American
Charge: Racketeering; Conspiracy to Possess with Intent to Distribute Cocaine, Cocaine Base and Marijuana
Served: 26 years
Priors: First Offense
Prison Conduct: Excellent conduct
Accomplishments:… Read the rest
Linda walked out of federal prison on April 13, 2017 and is now in Kalamazoo Michigan! Congratulations to Linda and her family – what a milestone!
Name: Linda Lee Byrnes – 68415-079
Marital Status: Single
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Minnie Thomas is #5 on the CAN-DO Top 25 Women was given the miracle of freedom on Aug 3, 2016 by President Obama.
CAN-DO worked with Katina Smith to get a change.org petition up supporting her mother’s clemency. The Denver … Read the rest