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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.'

Episodes air Sunday nights at 6:30 PM EST in the Raleigh-Durham, NC, media market (and also are streamed internationally through WNCU) and are available online the Wednesday following the original airing. WNCU produces the show with major underwriting from the nonprofit RTI International.

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Aug 2, 2023

In recent years, protests and dialog have emerged regarding the roles police units should play in responding to public safety needs. On this episode, we talk with two people involved with producing a new documentary on public safety reform in Durham, NC: Dilsey Davis of RTI International’s Transformative Research Unit for Equity and Ryan Smith, Director of the Community Safety Department for the City of Durham.