The mission of Reach is to enhance public understanding of science as it relates to our changing world.

“Helping people understand science in a changing world”


Reach is a not-for-profit organization that supports science education and community outreach activities that seek to enhance scientific literacy and provide our citizens the capacity to participate in evidence based discussions and decision making surrounding current issues related to global change.


  1. Enhance the understanding of the physical and environmental sciences in the youth of our communities.
  2. Foster science literate citizens with the capacity to engage in informed, evidence based discussions and decision making related to global change.
  3. Foster diversity in the next generation of scientists and policy makers involved with global change.


  1. Enhance K-12 science education
  2. Enhance awareness and understanding of environmental science, climate science, and climate issues among the general public.
  3. Collaborate with community groups on planning, funding, and conducting science education programs.
  4. Disseminate information about Reach’s programs to the public.