Month: June 2018

Posted in CAN-DO News Now Free

Felix Walls – LIFER, set free on 4/24/20 due to compassionate release!

CAN-DO is elated to report that Felix Walls received a compassionate release and will walk out of prison on 4/24/20!
Please sign and share Felix’s change.org petition seeking clemency.  
Name:
Felix Walls #02414-112
D.O.B. 01/19/1942
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Anthony Leo Stutson – LIFE

Name: Anthony Leo Stutson
Age: 60 years old
Race: African American
Raised: Birmingham Alabama left at 13 years old and reside in Pomona California
Tried in: Northern District of Birmingham Alabama
Trial/plea: Exorcised 6th Amend right to a trial.
Will
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Posted in Top 25 Men

Lawrence McCarroll – 33 years

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Name:
Lawrence McCarroll
Age: 45
Race: Black
Raised: Illinois
Tried: Illinois
Will live: Wisconsin
Charges: Conspiracy drug charges; money laundering charge
Trial/plea: went to trial
Sentence: 33 years
Served: 23 years
Release date: July 2023
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Posted in CAN-DO in the Media CAN-DO News

Yahoo News focuses on 3 CAN-DO clemency candidates

When Alice Marie Johnson, a 63-year-old grandmother serving life in prison for drug trafficking, was granted clemency by President Trump on June 6, a phone call went out from the White House counsel’s office — the administration wanted more people … Read the rest

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Starsky Redd

Starsky Darnell Redd Sr.
D.O.B. 7/5/78 39yrs old
Raised in Jxn, MS
Tried in Feb of 2006′
Will live with my family
Convicted of “Money Laundering $400,000”
I was sentenced on July 27-31 in 2006′
I’ve been in prison for
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Ex-NFL player asks Trump to release Marcus Paige – we think he’s innocent!

Amy Povah, who leads the CAN-DO Foundation, says she confirmed with the policy advocate who is serving as a conduit that Paige’s letter was sent to the White House on Wednesday. The advocate did not respond to requests for … Read the rest

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Posted in CAN-DO in the Media CAN-DO News

Medium interviews Amy Povah on prison reform and Alice Johnson’s clemency

Amy Ralston Povah served nine years in prison before President Clinton commuted her sentence.  She is now one of the most knowledgeable and effective advocates for executive clemency, and for sensible reform of our criminal justice system. Her group, CAN-DO Read the rest

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CAN-DO’s list of names goes to the White House, per Washington Examiner

CAN-DO sited by Washington Examiner as one of three sources providing names of additional clemency candidates to the White House.  Read the rest of the story

A list of 17 women and six men prepared by CAN-DO was topped by … Read the rest

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Posted in CAN-DO in the Media CAN-DO News Uncategorized

CNN – Trump commutes sentence of Alice Marie Johnson

Washington (CNN)President Donald Trump has commuted the sentence of Alice Marie Johnson, a first-time nonviolent drug offender, a week after Kim Kardashian West pleaded her case during an Oval Office meeting with Trump.

Johnson has already served 21 years
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CAN-DO in USA Today – Alice Johnson’s Clemency

CAN-DO quoted in USA Today, per Gregory Korte on the freedom of Alice Johnson:  Watch video and read the story here
The Can-Do Foundation, which advocates shorter sentences for non-violent drug offenders, put Johnson at the top of its list … Read the rest

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Alan Dershowitz, Alice Johnson and CAN-DO in Wash Examiner talking Clemency

CAN-DO collected quotes from Alice Johnson, Michael Pelletier, Michelle West, Crystal Munoz, and Connie Farris, for  Steven Nelson’s article focused on Alan Dershowitz’s perspective on what it takes to get clemency from President Trump. “You have to appeal to his … Read the rest

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Business Insider covers Kim Kardashian’s trip to the White House

Johnson said it took a miracle for her case to grab the attention of the Trump administration — and that miracle came in the form of Kardashian West.  For years, Johnson believed Obama was her last hope of leaving prison Read the rest

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CANDO in BBC coverage of Kim Kardashian’s meeting with Pres. Trump

BBC writes about Kim Kardashian’s trip to the White House and talked to CAN-DO Founder Amy Povah.  CAN-DO is elated that Kim Kardashian has committed herself to freeing Alice Johnson, who has been on the CAN-DO Top 25 since 2014 … Read the rest

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Catina Scales and Topeka Sam on MSNBC mention CAN-DO RE: Alice Johnson

Catina Scales (daughter of Alice Johnson and friend of CAN-DO President Amy Povah) and colleague Topeka Sam were interviewed on MSNBC about Alice Johnson’s clemency, granted by President Trump on June 6 2018.

Topeka Sam does a great job explaining … Read the rest

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Posted in Activism CAN-DO News

CAN-DO Foundation communicates directly with every prisoner on our site

Since 2000, Amy Ralston Povah, president and Founder of CAN-DO Foundation has advocated on behalf of others seeking justice through clemency.  The CAN-DO Foundation website does not collect or compile the information on this site by surfing the internet.  We … Read the rest

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Michael Chancellor – 1st offense – 15 years 8 months for pot – NOW FREE!!!

Congratulations to Michael and his extended amazing family – Jodi Rose and Bette Herman Davis – two amazing CAN-DO Guardian Angels.

Please Sign Michael’s Petition on Change.org

Name: Michael Chancellor
Race: White
DOB:  08-05-1985
Age: 33… Read the rest

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Alice Johnson and CAN-DO in KOMO News

Amy Povah conducted a radio interview with KOMO news the day Alice Johnson was set free.  We have nothing but positive things to say about Kim Kardashian’s involvement, even though the media wants to question this method.  She carried Alice … Read the rest

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Fox 11 News Interviews Amy Povah the day Alice Johnson was set free

Morning of June 6, 2018, CAN-DO President, Amy Povah said her phone was blowing up with text messages to “turn on CNN.”  The night before Amy had communicated with Alice that her release was imminent; even likely it would happen … Read the rest

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Posted in Top 25 Men

Marcus Paige – 1st Offender – 25 years – NFL Support

Washington Examiner focuses on the compelling case of Marcus Paige supported by his uncle and NFL former football player Anthony Paige.

Name: Marcus A Paige #34614007
Age: 38
Race: Black Male
Raised: Washington, DC
Tried: Washington, DC
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Posted in Pot Prisoners Top 25 Marijuana Offenders Top 25 Men

Donald Fugitt – 1st offender – 11 years 6 months for pot

Please Sign Donald’s Petition on Change.org
Name: Donald Fugitt  #21978078
Race: White
DOB:  5-17-1984
Age 36
Children: Three children, 2 girls ages 15&11, and a boy age 4
Raised: Commerce, Texas
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Posted in Pot Prisoners Top 25 Marijuana Offenders Top 25 Men Uncategorized

Lance Gloor – 10 Years for Medical Marijuana

Please sign Lance Gloor’s change.org petition

Lance Gloor: #44270-086
Age: 41
Children: 1 daughter
Raised: Washington State
Tried: Washington State
Will live: Washington State
Sentence: 10 year
Charges: Conspiracy to distribute marijuana. Manufacturing marijuana for Medicinal purposes, thought he was … Read the rest

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Barbara Sue Culberson – 31 years – First Offender is NOW FREE!

Congratulations to Barbara who was released on Sept 20, 2019
Name:
Barbara Sue Culberson #48346-019
DOB:  10/24/41
Race: White
Marital Status:  Married to Ricky Wade (who is incarcerated in Talladega, AL)
Age: 76
Children:  Four living children; one deceased
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Posted in Seeking Clemency Top 25 Women

Kristen Goduto – 14 years

Please sign Kristen’s change.org petition
Name:
Kristen Goduto #62799-019
Race: White
Raised: Georgia
Tried: Georgia
Will live:
Charges:Conspiracy to posses w/ intent to Dist. oxycodone
Trial/Plea: Guilty plea     
Sentence: 14 years
Sentenced on: May 14 2010
Served:  9 years
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