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CAN-DO thanks President Trump – Press Release – congrats to several of our clemency candidates!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Press Contact: Amy Ralston Povah, President, CANDO Foundation

Phone: 310.699.3357

Email: amypovah@gmail.com

Multiple CAN-DO Foundation-Supported Prisoners Granted Clemency by President Trump and a FULL PARDON for
CAN-DO’s President and founder – Amy Ralston Povah

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Michael Pelletier – Serving Life for Pot – CLEMENCY GRANTED 1/20/21

Michael Pelletier is Serving Life for Pot – Please sign his petition on Change.org.

Paraplegic Michael Pelletier is serving LIFE for POTMichael Pelletier, #11109-036
Date of birth:
1/31/56
Age:
64
Offense:  Conspiracy to Import and Distribute Marijuana
Sentence: Life without parole
Incarcerated Since: 2006
Served: 14 … Read the rest

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Lavonne Roach – 30 Years – CLEMENCY GRANTED 1/20/21

Please sign and share Lavonne’s change.org petition seeking support for her clemency.

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Lavonne Roach 10431-073
Age: 56
Race: Native American – Lakota Sioux
Children: 3 children and 7 grandchildren
Charge: Conspiracy to Distribute Meth
Sentence: 30 Years
Sentenced: 1997
Served: 23 … Read the rest

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David Barren – Life reduced to 30 years – Clemency Granted – TWICE!!! This time it’s time served!

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Please sign David Barren’s change.org petition and share with your network.  Help us bring David home to his family.
David Barren’s sentence was commuted from LIFE to 30 years. This is shocking because so many men with multiple prior convictions … Read the rest

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Chalana McFarland – 1st Offender – 30 years – Clemency Granted on 1/20/21

Spoke to Chalana McFarland after she was released from Coleman.  We welcome every release even if it’s house arrest. We will still continue to advocate for her clemency.
Please sign Chalana’s Change.org petition

Name: Chalana McFarland #58892-019
DOB:
5/31/68
Race:Read the rest

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Corvain Cooper – Life for Pot Clemency Granted on 1/20/21

Please sign Corvain Cooper’s change.org petition

Corvain Cooper, #643011-112
DOB:
11/2/1979
Age: 41
Children: 2 daughters
Residence: California 
Charges: Distributing Marijuana; Money Laundering;
Trial/Plea: Trial
Tried: Western District of North Carolina, Charlotte
Sentence: Life Without Parole
Incarcerated Since: 2014
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Adrianne Miller – 15 years – Clemency granted 1/20/21

Please sign Adrianne’s change.org petition seeking clemency from President Trump
Name:
Adrianne Davis Miller #15437-002
Age: 42
Race: White
Raised: Montgomery, Alabama
Tried: Mobile Alabama
Will live: Mobile Alabama
Charges: Conspiracy with intent to distribute a controlled substance / Conspiracy with … Read the rest

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Ferrell Scott – LIFE for marijuana – Clemency Granted on 1/20/21

Washington Post covers the story of Ferrell Scott’s shocking clemency denial!
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Ferrell Scott in Raw Story

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Name: Ferrell Damon Scott #27797177
DOB: January 2nd, 1963
Age: 56
Race: Black
Marital Status: Single
Children: Skyler Scott, Serrell Scott, and Shamaiya Scott… Read the rest

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Michael Harris – 19 years 7 months – Clemency Granted 1/20/21

Please sign Michael’s change petition.
Name:
Michael Ray Harris
DOB: 9/20/61
Age: 58
Raised: Los Angeles, California
Tried: California
Will live: California
Children: 2
Charges: District Court Case No: 8800972(B)-WJR; Count 1: 21 U.S.C 846 (conspiracy to Possess with … Read the rest

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Andrew Cox is serving LIFE for Pot!
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Andy Cox – Life for Pot is NOW FREE due to Compassionate release!

Andy Cox was Serving Life for Pot and walked out of prison on 1/6/20. We are elated for Andy and his family!!! 

Please sign Andy Cox’s change.org petition

Name: Andrew Cox, #89487-020
DOB:
7/13/1963
Children: 3
Born and Raised: Vero … Read the rest

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Michael “Meeko” Thompson – 60 years for pot – Michigan received clemency from Michigan Gov Whitmer on 12/22/20

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THIS IS A MICHIGAN STATE CASE – NOT FEDERAL

Name: Michael “Meeko” Thompson
DOB: 4/19/51
Race: Black
Age: 69
Children: 1 deceased 4 alive
Grandchildren: 6
Charge: Conspiracy to Distribute Marijuana and Gun Charges
Served: 26 years
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New York Post quotes several CAN-DO clemency candidates in annual Turkey pardon article by Steven Nelson

https://nypost.com/2020/11/24/turkeys-expected-to-be-first-in-slew-of-final-trump-pardons/

Trump will “pardon” gobblers named Corn and Cobin an annual tradition at the White House on Tuesday, but in a potential twist, allies and reform advocates are anticipating more serious reprieves in the coming weeks.

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Jerry Vega – 30 years – received compassionate release on 12/21/20

Please sign Jerry’s change.org petition and watch the video of his daughter Jerri.

Name: Jerry Vega 30392-053
DOB:
4-28-55;
Age: 65
Nationality: Puerto Rican;
Marital Status: Single
Children: one daughter – Jerri Vega
State from: New York State
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