Category: Top 25 Women

CAN-DO Top 25 Women who deserve clemency.

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Nicole Walker – 10 years – First Offender – NOW FREE released 12/18/19

nicole-01Name: Nicole Walker #12462-030
DOB: June 4, 1970
Race: White
Marital status: Single
Age: 49 years old
Children: 1 daughter and 1 grandson
Raised: Iowa
Charged: Southern District of Iowa
Charges: 1 count of conspiracy to manufacture and distribute meth… Read the rest

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Nancy Ferneau – Serving 25 years is NOW FREE! Thanks to First Step Act – Compassionate release

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Nancy has finally walked out of Carswell women’s medical facility and is with her family in Washington State!  We are absolutely thrilled that she made it out of prison, especially since she had so many ailments!
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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 Elderly Read the rest

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Patricia Cooney – 1st Offender – 30 years – NOW FREE due to First Step Act!

Congratulations to Patricia Cooney, her daughter Jacqueline and her entire family who have welcomed Patricia home with open arms!

Name: Patricia Cooney #50662-004
DOB: 7-18-1953
Race: Black
Marital Status: Single
Age: 66
Children: One adult daughter and one adult son; … Read the rest

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Patricia Albright – 5 years 5 months for cannabis NOW FREE!!!

Patricia is under house arrest under Elderly Release Program but happy to be among her loved ones.
Please sign Patricia’s change petition

Name: Patricia Albright #66096-097
DOB: 11/2/51
Race: caucasian
Marital status: Divorced for 28 years
Age: 67
Children: 3 … Read the rest

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Karen Davis – 20 years is NOW FREE!

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Congratulations to Karen Davis who is NOW FREE thanks to the First Step Act.

Name: Karen L. Davis # 40291-074
DOB: 5/12/71
Age: 48
Race: Black
Marital Status: Married.
Children : Seven children, Timothy Benford, Nathan Benford, Willie Davis, Jr., … Read the rest

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Rhonda Turpin – 17 years – NOW FREE!

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CANDO is elated to report that Rhonda  is NOW FREE.  She is an inspiration to so many and got extra good time due to First Step Act.

Name: Rhonda J. Turpin. #31460-060
Race: African American
Children: Two daughters; six grandchildren… Read the rest

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Monique Horton – First Step Act Recipient – FREE AT LAST

Monique Horton received an immediate release on February 4, 2019 due to the First Step Act. She served 184 months (15 years) and was re-sentenced to 168 months so she served 1 year and 5 months more than the reduced … Read the rest

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Catherine Toney – 20 years -Immediate release per FIRST STEP ACT!!!

Congratulations to Catherine Toney and her family!!!

Catherine, her daughter Brandy, and her granddaughter Channon, went to the White House and met President Trump on February 21st, for Black History Month. He introduced Katherine as the “First female to receive … Read the rest

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Ezralee Kelley – 16 years – First Step Act

Ezralee Kelley’s public defender has filed a motion on her behalf and is waiting for a response from the Judge.

Name: Ezralee Kelley
DOB: 02/27/1976
Race: Native American & Mexican
Marital Status: Single
Age: 42
Children: 4
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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

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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

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

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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

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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!

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