Get the Microphone

...through service outreach

In response to past President Bill Carroll's challenge to "Get the Microphone" through public service and outreach activities, the Committee on Community Activities has teamed up with the Committee on Public Relations and Communications to offer these tips and talking points for service outreach projects.

Adopt-a-School

Adopt-a-Stream

School Science Fair

Host a Blood Drive

Start an Adopt-A-Library Program

Additional Resources

  • Safety Guidelines
    Developed jointly by the ACS Committee on Community Activities and the Committee on Chemical Safety for community outreach programs
  • Science for Kids
    Hands-on activities for children in grades 4 – 6
  • Get the Microphone
    A “comment” published in the October 4, 2004 edition of C&EN by ACS President William F. Carroll, Jr. outlining the service model for community outreach projects