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Celebs and Clemency Recipients Speak on Capitol Hill, including CAN-DO Founder Amy Povah

The Leadership Conference, ACLU and #CUT50 partnered for a spectacular day on Capitol Hill, March 31st, to lobby for The Fair Sentencing and Corrections Act of 2015.  Listen to speeches by celebs and a panel discussion moderated by Van Jones … Read the rest

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Women of FCI Dublin Commemorate CP14 in a Quilt for Obama

The CAN-DO Foundation reached out to the women of FCI Dublin to engage in a project that would commemorate President Obama’s legacy of compassion in a quilt made by the prisoners, relative to Clemency Project 2014.  Special material reflective of … Read the rest

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How to Enhance Your Chances for Clemency

Executive Clemency Petition in Malibu, CA

Tips Prisoners Can Use to Enhance Chances at an Executive Clemency Petition in Malibu, CA.

If you are going to file a clemency petition please do not re-hash the particulars of your case. This … Read the rest

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Political Children Arrested for Drugs Who Got Special Treatment

Everyone who has (or had) a child in prison for drugs should be outraged by the double standard that applies in this country when the very politicians who voted for harsh sentencing laws use their clout to secure a special … Read the rest

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VICTORY for Medical Marijuana!!!

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Congress voted to reauthorize the 2015 Medical Marijuana
images Amendment, (also known as Rohrabacher-Farr amendment) by a vote of 242 to 186.

 

 

Medical cannabis patients scored another big victory today when Congress voted in favor of preventing the Department … Read the rest

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Cathy Lee Jones Receives Clemency – 12/17/14

 

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CATHY LEE JONES received a commutation of her sentence by President Obama on
December 17th, 2014.  She is currently scheduled to be released in April, 2015.  CAN-DO congratulates Cathy for her endurance and perseverance!  Miracles can happen … Read the rest

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