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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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Mar 27, 2019

A popular phrase in many different academic disciplines in recent years has been the notion of “community engagement.” In this episode, we discuss the notion of community engagement from the perspective of city and county government. The City of Durham, North Carolina, where we produce the show, recently released a blueprint for equitable community engagement and we sat down with three central players for that effort: Jacob Lerner, Laura Biediger, and Lynwood Best.