Dr. Tracy A. Corley started the (Co)Action Lab as a grassroots online community and publication so that people could explore, share, and discuss the successes and challenges of the economic and social issues that they face every day.
Our contributors include practitioners, storytellers, scholars, and advocates who are dedicated to improving people's lives in their communities and around the world. View their profiles.
Are you interested in connecting with others to exchange and test ideas, share solutions, and highlight issues in your region? Contact Us to learn more about becoming a contributor.
Our Editorial StaffOur volunteer editorial staff maintain this online community, coordinate (Co)Action Lab contributors, and curate their submissions.
If you'd like to help us expand the (Co)Action Lab, contact us.
How We Can Help You
We help you tackle your local social and economic challenges by:
Convening practitioners, scholars, journalists, policymakers, and other experts
Curating and interrogating popular press, practices, and scholarship for ethics and efficacy
Sharing solutions and emerging innovations from different regions of the world
Challenging status quo assumptions and approaches to your context-specific concerns
Facilitating assessments of what has and has not worked in your community
Collaborating with local communities on pressing issues
Contact us today to learn more about testing your ideas or sharing your solutions at the (Co)Action Lab.
To convene thinkers, doers, investigators, and storytellers for exchanging and interrogating emerging ideas, solutions, and puzzles involving our world’s toughest socioeconomic problems.
Our Value Proposition
We provide a collaborative action laboratory — a global venue and curated expertise for timely, relevant ideas and solutions for improving lives and livelihoods for all.
The (Co)Action Lab brings together practitioners, community members, scholars, policymakers, and storytellers to foster truly interdisciplinary, actionable approaches to our world’s economic and social concerns.
We recognize that every person has some expertise to contribute to making a positive difference in people’s lives.
We understand that complex social issues require multifaceted, sometimes incremental approaches that engage all stakeholders — not just scholars, elites, or political leaders — in identifying social problems, theorizing and testing alternatives and solutions, and sharing outcomes with others around the world.
One size never fits all, and working in a vacuum sucks. Only through collaboration and sharing across practice areas and expertise can we generate context-relevant solutions that provide sustainable livelihoods and dignity for all.