‘Excuse me, are you experiencing homelessness?’: Volunteers canvass county for census

A man breathed heavily as he rolled a cart of wooden pallets down North 10th Street between warehouses and factories, preparing to roll it up the hill toward the American River.

He was intercepted by a group of four volunteers who were canvassing a section of the river district Wednesday night for the Point in Time Count, which records the number of homeless people in Sacramento County on a given night.

“Excuse me, are you experiencing homelessness?” volunteer Cedric Early asked.

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