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Redding Census Gathers Data on Homeless Population

There's a census happening in Redding to gather data from the city's homeless population.

Posted: Jan 24, 2019 11:59 AM

REDDING, Calif. - There's a census happening in Redding to gather data from the city's homeless population.

More than 100 volunteers checked in with homeless individuals Wednesday morning.

Organizers say the goal is to determine how to distribute federal funds locally.

"Our funding is contingent on some of it," said Torri Cardelino of the Shasta County Community Action Agency. "It is a funding source or a piece that allows for some of our funding sources to use it. We also want to get to know who is out there out there on the streets and why are they out there on the street."

Participants are asked about their race, gender, veteran status and how long they have been homeless. Additionally, they are asked if their homelessness was caused by a recent natural disaster. 

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