NCW encourages ACS members and science enthusiasts to build awareness of chemistry at the local level. ACS local sections, schools, businesses, and individuals are invited to organize or participate in events in their communities with a common goal: to promote the value of chemistry in everyday life.
NCW celebrated its 30th anniversary in 2017 with the theme "Chemistry Rocks!" The NCW 2017 edition of Celebrating Chemistry and other online resources are now available.
NCW 2018 will be celebrated October 21-27, 2018 with the theme, "Chemistry is Out of This World." The NCW 2018 edition of Celebrating Chemistry and other online resources will be available on August 1.