This article was written in 2017. Most the men featured in the Huffpost tribute to men in prison for Father’s Day are NOW HOME, including but not limited to Michael Pelletier, Andy Cox, Tim Tyler, David Barren, Jimmy Romans, Robert … Read the rest
Most Affected: Pedro Moreno is the Last Brother Still Incarcerated for a Family Pot Operation
New York Post spotlights 420 – asks CAN-DO for quotes from cannabis clemency candidates, Ismael Lira and Pedro Moreno
Ismael Lira and Pedro Moreno provided quotes to Steven Nelson regarding their hope for clemency under a Biden administration.
On 4/20, pot prisoners ask Biden to honor campaign pledge and free them
Huge congratulations to Ricardo and his family, especially his daughter, Cynthia who called CAN-DO’s president, Amy Povah after she got the wonderful news! It could not have happened to a nicer man, nor anyone more deserving!
Watch this extremely poignant segment on PBS entitled Mothers leaving prison encounter uphill battle as they try reconnecting with family that focuses on the reunification of Chalana McFarland and her daughter Nia, who were severed due to harsh mandatory sentences … Read the rest
The ability to pardon criminals is a unique power of a president, one that can be politically motivated and often draws criticism. But as Reveal’s Michael Schiller explains, pardons can also change lives.
The CAN-DO Foundation advocated on behalf of … Read the rest
What an honor to meet Michael in person on the 420 Fishing trip that in Florida sponsored by Stacey Theis, Robert Platshorn, Freedom Grow Forever, CAN-DO, Life for Pot, and many others. We will soon be adding an entire page … Read the rest
Congratulations to Lavonne Roach who is NOW FREE! We met up in Las Vegas for a huge hug and to celebrate with her amazing daughter Clarissa who worked hard to help bring her mother home.
Lavonne Roach 10431-073
Age: 56… Read the rest
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
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
Race:… Read the rest
Congratulations to John Knock who was serving Life for Pot!
He is NOW FREE and HOME with his loved ones!
John Knock #11150-017
First time offender
Will live: Philadelphia
Offense: Conspiracy to import, Conspiracy … Read the rest
Corvain Cooper, #643011-112
Children: 2 daughters
Charges: Distributing Marijuana; Money Laundering;
Tried: Western District of North Carolina, Charlotte
Sentence: Life Without Parole
Incarcerated Since: 2014
Served:… Read the rest
Please sign Adrianne’s change.org petition seeking clemency from President Trump
Name: Adrianne Davis Miller #15437-002
Raised: Montgomery, Alabama
Tried: Mobile Alabama
Will live: Mobile Alabama
Charges: Conspiracy with intent to distribute a controlled substance / Conspiracy … Read the rest