While Amy Povah was at the White House for a convening on Women in Prison, and while several clemency recipients that Amy served time with, such as Kemba Smith, Serena Nunn, and Angie Jenkins were meeting with President Obama, it … Read the rest
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CAN-DO wants to thank everyone for all your hard work, support and tenacity in this herculean effort to save people from more years, if not a lifetime of suffering behind bars. … Read the rest
Five CAN-DO members on our website and three members not on the site received clemency on 12/18/2015. We are elated for them and … Read the rest
CAN-DO NEWS FLASH
BARBARA SCRIVNER RECEIVES CLEMENCY FROM PRESIDENT OBAMA
Although it’s LONG OVERDUE – we could not be happier to hear that someone so deserving was finally rewarded with leniency after serving 21 years!
Today, … Read the rest
For Gleneisha Hayter, (Danielle’s daughter) Carl Jr. (Danielle’s son) Adrian Bernard, (Danielle’s sister) and Barbara (Danielle’s mom) and all her friends, family, advocates and loved ones, the nightmare is OVER! Danielle and her family are overjoyed to finally receive the … Read the rest
Name: Lamont Glass
DOB: August 7, 1972
Children: 4 daughters, 1 son
Grew up: Knoxville, TN
Tried: Knoxville, TN
Now lives: Knoxville, TN
Charge: Possession with intent to deliver cocaine base; felon in possession of firearm… Read the rest
Schearean Means was #5 on the CAN-DO Top 25 women – she just received the best Holiday gift ever – MERCY!!!
Name: Schearean Means, Reg #19958001
Charge: Conspiracy to distribute crack cocaine and marijuana… Read the rest
Congratulations to LUCKY #7 Weldon Angelos who walked out of prison on June 3rd, after a long journey. CAN-DO Founder Amy Povah spoke to Weldon recently and was happy to hear that Weldon will be speaking … Read the rest
Pauline Blake – #15 on the CAN-DO Top 25 Women, received CLEMENCY from President Obama on August 3, 2016.
On Sept. 1st, Milena Nelson Blake of the Stanford Project picked Pauline up, took … Read the rest
Clinton was #6 on the CAN-DO Top 25!
Message from Clinton Matthews: I been trying to reach you I am so relieved..I received the good news today and God is good.. you are the greatest. you have helped me to get … Read the rest
“OK FOLKS STAY TUNED – I WAS JUST TOLD TO REPORT TO THE WARDEN’S OFFICE AT 11:30 THIS AM (IT IS 8 AM NOW) COULD IT BE CLEMENCY? I THINK SO. LOVE TO ALL p free”. We have confirmation!!! YAY… Read the rest
Congratulations to Mary Beth Looney who received clemency on 12/19/16 and no longer needs to worry about sending us a photo – altho we can use it to put her on the NOW FREE PAGE!!!
Pending photo … Read the rest
Carolyn just received clemency from President Obama – she can now dream of her a future with her family – she can now “go home.”
Name: Carolyn Bell #17268-064
DOB: November 29, 1972
Race: Biracial (Black and Vietnamese)
Marital … Read the rest
Name: Lazaro Moreno
DOB: April 3,1963
Marital Status: Divorced
Age: 53 yrs old
Children: Two daughters- ages 32 and 26
Grandchildren: One grandson(13), One granddaughter(10)
State raised: Texas
State Charged: Texas
Will live: Mission, Texas
Charges: 1000 kilo … Read the rest
CAN-DO received a phone call from Rudy Valdez, Cindy’s brother that his sister received clemency this morning(11/22/2016) – before the list was released. We are elated because we have been communicating with Rudy and Cindy for many years now – … Read the rest
Tammie was #21 on the CAN-DO Top 25 Women – and can now close this awful chapter of her life and move into a new day with the blessing for a future with her family!
Name: Tammie Francis
Race: Black… Read the rest
Stacia was #15 on the CAN-DO Top 25 – she just received the blessing of clemency on 12.19.16
Name: Stacia Tarnike Smith
Race: African American
Marital Status: Single
Charge: Conspiracy to posess with intent … Read the rest
Donella Harriel granted clemency on Aug 3, 2016 – is still in limbo due to a detainer.
Marital Status: single
Children: 2 kids
State raised: Florida… Read the rest
Gracie sent Amy Povah with CAN-DO this message: PRIASE GOD.!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I WAS JUST NOTIFIED THAT I AM ON THE LIST OF PRESIDENT OBAMA’S. … Read the rest
Message from Cullen to CAN-DO Founder on 12/19/16: Amy
This is Cullen Harris at FCI Memphis i was informed at 1:30 today that my clemency was granted my life sentence was cut to 35 yrs I’ll be 75 yrs old … Read the rest
Congrats to Lisa Woods Ball received clemency on 11/22/2016
Message from Lisa: Amy hello and I hope you had a great Thanksgiving, I was blessed with a clemency/commutation and a wonderful daughter and 2 grandson one 5 and one is … Read the rest