When Eric Schultz found out he was getting out of prison early, the 27-year-old remembers being full of anxiety and fear.
“I didn’t know where I was going to go,” said the St. Louis native, who had received a three-year sentence for crimes related to drug and alcohol abuse.
“I just thought I would go to the release center, which is notorious for just being a stopping place before one heads back to prison.”
However, his one sliver of hope was Gino Martinez, a case manager with Criminal Justice Ministry (CJM).
“Gino was a friend to me from the start,” said Schultz. “He visited me regularly and even ‘followed’ me as I transferred a couple of times.”
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