Since 1953, the American Council on Consumer Interests, ACCI, has been a leading membership organization for academicians and other professionals involved in consumer and family economics.
The mission of ACCI is to enhance consumer and family economic well-being by promoting excellence in research and educational programs.
ACCI fulfill its mission through activities that include:
- A peer-reviewed, multidisciplinary journal that publishes cutting edge scholarship focusing on consumer and family economic issues.
- A multidisciplinary conference where high quality scholarship on consumer and family economic issues is presented and discussed.
- Awards that recognize research as well as service in the areas of consumer science.
- Special projects that promote the exchange of ideas among those interested in consumer and family economic issues.