North Jersey Section
American Chemical Society

Committee on Minority Affairs

Welcome to the Minority Affairs Page of NJACS

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What can the Minority Affairs group do?

  • Promote the recognition of the professional accomplishments of minorities
  • Attract minority students to the profession
  • Identifies minority-friendly educational institutions and businesses
  • Works for the increased participation of minority chemical professionals in the Society at all levels
  • Provides mentoring to minority students
  • Network among ourselves.

Minority Affairs Groupsite

A Groupsite for North Jersey American Chemical Society Minority Affairs Group has been set up, powered by CollectiveX and combining the best features of forums, calendars, email lists, and social networks. This site is a meeting place that provides members of North Jersey American Chemical Society Minority Affairs Group with a shared calendar, discussion forums, photo gallery, files and member profiles. To join, sign up at

Leadership Team

  • Tomeka Saxon, Chair
  • Jeannette Brown, Advisor


(Past Event)

Jun 8, 2016 – Team Trivia Night

Team Trivia Night at the Fox & Hound

Come out and join the North Jersey ACS Minority Affairs Group as we participate in Fox & Hound’s Team Trivia night. Team Trivia is a live, hosted trivia event. The game (approximately 2 hours) consists of 2 halves; 3 rounds and 10 questions each half, which include a halftime question and a final question. Categories include pop culture, movies, music TV, sports, and more.

This is your chance to meet your chemistry peers, show off your trivia skills and HAVE FUN!

When: Wednesday, June 8, 2016
Time: 8:00 PM
Where:   Fox & Hound
250 Menlo Park Drive
Edison, NJ 08837
Cost: Free

Please RSVP by June 1st to

For additional details about these event and upcoming North Jersey ACS Minority Affairs Group activities, visit our Facebook page:

Tomeka Saxon, North Jersey ACS Minority Affairs Group Chair

Jeannette Brown, North Jersey ACS Minority Affairs Group Advisor




(Past Event)

Jun 4, 2016 – Girls S.T.E.A.M. Conference

Girls S.T.E.A.M. conference at Kean University

The conference will introduce middle school and high school girls to non-traditional career paths in science, technology, engineering and media. Students will participate in interactive workshops, hear from professionals and learn new skills in the STEAM fields. Volunteers are needed for day of activities (i.e. registration, directing students/parents to assigned sessions, etc)



(Past Event)

May 18, 2016 – Committee on Minority Affairs at LSC

Community Night at LSC

The Liberty Science Center (LSC) hosts students from various school districts. NJ-ACS Volunteers are needed to participate in hands-on demos.

Please contact if you can help out.

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