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“The Measure of Everyday Life” is a weekly public radio program featuring researchers, practitioners, and professionals discussing their work to improve the human condition. Independent Weekly has called the show ‘unexpected’ and ‘diverse’ and notes that the show ‘brings big questions to radio.'

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Apr 10, 2019

What predicts when youth get involved in the civic sphere as agents of change? How can we understand the circumstances and motivations that lead to, for example, marginalized youth opting to take action? On this episode, we hear from Dr. Elan Hope of the Department of Psychology at North Carolina State University. The episode also features a special report on youth voices by Associate Producer Amarachi Anakaraonye.