Now Free

CAN-DO Individuals who are now free. These people either completed their sentence or received clemency.

Judith Negron – 35 years – First offender received CLEMENCY on 2/18/2020

Please sign Judith Negron’s petition

Name: Judith C. Negron #95719-004
Age: 48
Race: White (Hispanic)
Raised: Florida
Tried: Florida
Will Live: Florida
Charges: Initial Indictment: 1 Count of Conspiracy to Commit Health Care Fraud
Superceeding Indictment with 24 counts … Read the rest

Tynice Hall – 28 years received CLEMENCY on 2/18/2020

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Name: Tynice Hall # 34596-177
DOB: 7/27/1983
Age: 36
Marital Status: Single
Children:  One son, Jonathan
Raised: Texas
Tried: Texas
Will Live: Lubbock, TX
Charge(s): Conspiracy to Distribute and Possession with Intent to Distribute … Read the rest

Maurice Clifton Sr. 33 years 4 months NOW FREE 12/10 due to First Step Act

Just spoke with Maurice Clifton who is FREE AT LAST!!!
Please sign Maurice Clifton’s petition

Name: Maurice Clifton Sr. #28332077
DOB: June 24, 1965
Age: 53
Raised: Mound Bayou, Mississippi
Tried: Northern District of Mississippi
Will Live: Mound … Read the rest

Laura LaPaz – Goes free on 12/2/2019 due to First Step Act

Name: Laura LaPaz #30388-034
Age: 39
Race: White
Raised: Texas
Tried: Louisiana
Will live: Texas or California
Charges: Count 1-conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute 500 grams or more of a mixture of substance containing a detectable … Read the rest

Mary Beth Looney – serving 42 years is NOW FREE thanks to First Step Act

Congratulations to Mary Beth Looney who received clemency on 12/19/16 but still had to serve 6 more years.  
Thanks to the First Step Act Mary Beth was released on 12/5/19 as was her husband Donald, “Dody”  Both received the Read the rest

Michael Bryant – LIFE – NOW FREE due to First Step Act

michael-bryantWe are pleased to say that Michael was released from prison on Nov. 1st, 2019.
Michael Andrea Bryant
DOB: 5/14/79.
Race: Black
Marital Status: Single
Age: 39
Raised: Alabama
Indicted: Alabama
Sentence: LIFE
Charges: Possession with intent to … Read the rest

Alice Marie Johnson – FREE AT LAST – LIFE sent commuted!

CAN-DO Foundation is elated that Kim Kardashian met with President Trump on May 30th, Alice Johnson’s birthday, to discuss her case.  It’s our hope that others in a position of power will consider propping up additional cases of individuals worthy … Read the rest


CAN-DO has teamed up with some of the leading pardon experts and activists in the nation, including Mark Osler, Sam Morison, and Eric Sterling, just to name a few.

Sam Morison provides invaluable insight and expertise with regard to the … Read the rest

Felicia Smith received clemency and is NOW FREE!

Felicia received clemency on President Obama’s last full day in office – Jan 19, 2017.

Vice news reached out to the CANDO Foundation seeking an interview with a clemency recipient that Obama commuted on his last day in office.  We Read the rest

Congrats to Carolyn Bell – 21 years – Clemency on 1/19/17


Carolyn just received clemency from President Obama – she can now dream of her a future with her family – she can now “go home.”

Name: Carolyn Bell #17268-064
DOB: November 29, 1972
Race: Biracial (Black and Vietnamese)
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Schearean Means – LIFE is NOW FREE due to First Step Act. She also received Clemency on 12/19/16

Schearean Means was #5 on the CAN-DO Top 25 women – she received the clemency on 12/19/16 but her life sentence was reduced to 30 years so her out date is not until 12/2020.  Thanks to First Step e was … Read the rest

Congrats to Terry Anderson – 30 Years – clemency on 1/19/17

Terry Anderson just received the gift of freedom from President Obama – we are elated – Terry can now reunite with her twin daughters and extended family!

Please sign Terry’s petition.

Terry Lynn Anderson is #07 on the Top Read the rest

Gracie Ann Walker – 24 years 2 months Received on 8-30!!!


Gracie sent Amy Povah with CAN-DO this message:                                    PRIASE GOD.!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I WAS JUST NOTIFIED THAT I AM ON THE LIST OF PRESIDENT OBAMA’S. THE ONLY STIPULATION IS THAT I HAVE TO DO RDAP OR AT LEAST SIGNED UP BY 8/11/18… Read the rest

Congrats to Cynthia Shank – 15 Years – Received Clemency on 11/22/16

CAN-DO received a phone call from Rudy Valdez, Cindy’s brother that his sister received clemency this morning(11/22/2016) – before the list was released.  We are elated because we have been communicating with Rudy and Cindy for many years now – … Read the rest

Clinton Matthews – Life – Received Clemency 12/19/16

unnamed-2Clinton was #6 on the CAN-DO Top 25!

Message from Clinton Matthews: I been trying to reach you I am so relieved..I received the good news today and God is good.. you are the greatest. you have helped me to … Read the rest

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