Month: March 2016

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Clemency for William Underwood – Life Without Parole – NOW FREE due to Compassionate Release

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Please sign the Change.org petition to free William Underwood. 

Name: William Underwood #04849-016
Age: 67
Children: 4 children, 3 grandchildren
Charge: RICO, RICO Conspiracy, 21 USC §846 (he completed this part of his sentence in 2008) and Life without … Read the rest

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Rhonda Turpin – 17 years – NOW FREE!

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CANDO is elated to report that Rhonda  is NOW FREE.  She is an inspiration to so many and got extra good time due to First Step Act.

Name: Rhonda J. Turpin. #31460-060
Race: African American
Children: Two daughters; six grandchildren… Read the rest

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Video Project

THIS PROJECT HAS ALREADY REACHED ITS DEADLINE AND IS NO LONGER SEEKING VIDEOS

CAN-DO has been tasked with making a video of formerly incarcerated people and family members of currently incarcerated people that we hope to share at several events, … Read the rest

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6 CAN-DO MEMBERS RECEIVED CLEMENCY on 3/30/2016

While Amy Povah was at the White House for a convening on Women in Prison, it was announced that 61 prisoners received clemency.  Out of those, six were CAN-DO members.

Robert Anderson – serving LIFE.  CAN-DO featured Robert’s daughter, … Read the rest

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Congrats to Donna McDaniel – 30 years – RECEIVED CLEMENCY on 11/22/16

Angels are singing because Donna McDaniel has received JUSTICE THROUGH CLEMENCY!  Congrats to all her family, mother Sue Barrow, brother, Joe Jackson who already received clemency on the same case!

Please sign Donna’s clemency petition.

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Alice Marie Johnson and CAN-DO in Vocativ

Alice Marie Johnson is #1 on the Top 25 Women Who Deserve Clemency

Alice Marie Johnson has been in prison for 20 years, serving a life sentence without parole for a non-violent drug crime. The 60-year-old mother was sentenced in … Read the rest

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Angela LaPlatney – 20 years – Received clemency on 3/30/2016

Angela LaPlatney received clemency on 3/30/2016.

Name: Angela La Platney #08713-091
DOB: 3/3/73
Age: 43
Children: 2 boys Bradley,21 & Tyler,20
Charge: Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute methamphetamine
Sentence: 240 months
3/3/22 GCT or 9/24/24 Max
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Robert Anderson – Life Without Parole – Received Clemency 3/30/16

Congratulations to Robert and his daughter Anna!

Message from Robert to CAN-DO Prison Outreach Coordinator, Malik King:

GOD IS GOOD! NO I DIDN KNOW THIS WAS COMING BUT I TRUSTED IN THE LORD..I’M GOING TO THE HALFWAY HOUSE…APRIL 7 16..YES … Read the rest

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White House Vigil for Clemency Applicants

On November 19, 2015, the CAN-DO Foundation performed it’s second annual White House Vigil for the many prisoners profiled on our website.  The Associated Press interviewed Jason Hernandez, the first Latino to receive clemency from President Obama and the video Read the rest

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Bernetta Willis – 42 Years

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Please sign Bernetta Willis’ change.org petition

Name: Bernetta L. Willis #: 11880-002
DOB: 06/05/1978
Age: 41
Children: Children: 5 children: Mercedes McQueen, 24 years old; Eddie McQueen, 22 years old; Lexus McQueen, 20 years; Leshedrick Willis, 18 years old; Camry … Read the rest

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Robin Shoulders – 20 years – Received clemency 3/30/16

Robin Shoulders sent this letter to CAN-DO that she would like to send to President Obama.

Dear President Obama,

First off I want to say thanks for my clemency! As of now I’m overwhelmed but had faith that you would … Read the rest

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Dwayne (Duane) Walker – Life Without Parole – RECEIVED CLEMENCY 3/30/16

CAN-DO MEMBER DUANE TWANE WALKER received clemency!!!!

Name: Dwayne Twane Walker #06431-084
DOB: April, 4 1973
Age: 42
Children: 1-boy and 1-Girl
Charge: One Count of Conspiracy to Distribute Cocaine Base / 21U.S.C. 841(b) (1) (A) and U.S.C. 851(a)
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