Here’s Mr. Gibbs! He’s our very first client here in Louisville with The Bail Project. Next month will be one year that Louisville Bail Project has been in existence. And Mr. Gibbs, he is a retiree. We met him and he needed medical help and he was in there over seven days. And we said, look, we gotta get this guy out. And he’s been out, he makes all his court dates. And I want to give him an opportunity to share what it’s meant to him for the Bail Project to be a part of his life. Hello! Hi. My name is Thomas. With Shameka, my buddy, my friend, okay. And I just want to thank you guys so much. Amazing. You know what you guys can do, you know you move mountains. You know what I’m saying and I tell anybody anybody in this whole wide world about you guys because you are beautiful. We’re now over 800 clients later and to see your very first client being successful, doing well it’s such a beautiful thing.
On our one-year anniversary in Louisville, Site Manager Shameka Parrish-Wright sat down with Thomas Gibbs, the first client we paid bail for there. With Kentucky’s high pretrial incarceration rates, The Bail Project’s services in Louisville meet a great need. In this video interview, Gibbs shares his story and expresses his gratitude for the support we were able to provide.
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