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Street engagement teams seek out homeless as El Niño rains begin




Homeless women prepare for another day and night on the street near Skid Row in Los Angeles, California on May 12, 2015.
Homeless women prepare for another day and night on the street near Skid Row in Los Angeles, California on May 12, 2015.
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The El Niño rains have arrived.

For the majority of Angelenos, the rain means worries about flood insurance, windshield wipers, rain gutters, bad traffic. For L.A.'s homeless population, the concerns are much more dire.

Outreach teams have been working for months to get the word out to people living in high-risk areas, but that effort is still ongoing.

Rabbi Marvin Gross, CEO of Union Station Homeless Services in Pasadena, and Va Lecia Adams Kellum, Executive Director of St. Joseph Center in Venice, joined Take Two for a conversation about their efforts to bring homeless people in from the winter storms.

To hear the full interview, click the link above.