Member Advocacy thru Act4Chemistry

Act4Chemistry: Your Entry Point for Advocacy

If you want to stay informed and weigh in on high-priority issues that may impact the chemical enterprise, Act4Chemistry is the place to get started.

What is Act4Chemistry?

  • ACS’ legislative network with 15,000+ members.
  • Suite of tools and programs that provides support to individual members, local sections, state committees, and other groups.
  • An easy way to advocate for chemistry and takes only minutes to join!

Current Issues & Activities

Senator Coons Speaks at ACS Event
Watch a national leader in the science policy conversation discuss the issues we are facing today.

Federal Science Funding at Risk
Find out the potential impact of FY13 budget cuts on science R&D and how to prepare yourself to talk about this important issue.

Take Action Individually

Action Center
Contacting your elected officials has never been easier! Send a message to them on pre-selected issues or compose your own message.

Take Action with Advocacy Groups

Local Section & State Government Affairs
Work with other members to plan and carry out face-to-face meetings with legislators at the state and federal levels.

Local Section Government Affairs Committees (GACs)
Facilitates interaction between members and legislators. GACs engage primarily in federal policy.

State Government Affairs
Allows members to help impact state legislation and programs to advance science.

More Tools & Resources

How to Plan Activities
Find tips and advice for speaking to lawmakers.

Related Programs & Resources

Chemistry Ambassadors
Explore different ways to get the word out about chemistry in your community.

Get Involved, Stay Involved
Learn how to participate in other ACS volunteer opportunities.