Clinton-era clemency recipient Amy Ralston Povah is profiled in the following Huffpost article regarding women suffering from overly harsh ‘Department of Justice’ policies:
What often goes unreported and frighteningly unnoticed is the war the administration is waging on women through
44 CAN-DO women have joined a very small and distinguished group of women who have received Executive Clemency. Sadly, only 105 women have received clemency, to date, by President Obama out of 1715 commutations. Obviously, it is still a man’s … Read the rest
Congratulations to Mandy Martinson who received clemency from a 15 year sentence!
Charge: Conspiracy to Distribute Meth
Priors: First Offense
Sentence: 15 years
Served: 12 years
Release Date: 10/21/2017 – due for release to … Read the rest
And Clemency Recipients – 22 CAN-DO members have received clemency – see list below:
- Although the rate of incarceration for women continues to be far lower than the rate for men (58 of 100,000 women
Prison Outreach Coordinator Malik King met with clemency recipient Efram Douglas on June 22nd and provided the following detailed summery of their encounter.
Efrem Rahoman Douglas – Knoxville, TN
Offense: Possession with intent to distribute 50 grams or more of … Read the rest
We were elated to get the wonderful news that Melissa was scheduled to go to a halfway house on Nov 14th. This is a date many of us have waited for! Congrats to the entire Trigg family.
It’s a great day because so many people are being released from the half-way house and/or BOP due to the 2 pt reduction that Beth and others who were on the Top 25 Women who Deserve Clemency, such as Therese … Read the rest
Deniese Watts walked out of the BOP July 29th due to a motion filed that made her eligible for Drugs Minus Two.
Deniese was #18 on the Top 25 Women Who Deserve Clemency and very deserving – congratulations to Deniese … Read the rest