Homeless in the Suburbs

This week volunteers across the country will take to the streets to find out how many people are homeless, and unsheltered, in the United States. It’s a biennial count that attempts to paint a picture of who is living on the streets, and in the parks, and in their cars, without shelter. Volunteers ask the people they encounter for some basic demographic information like the first letters of their last name, their first name, their age and gender. It’s a homeless census, if you will.

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