They Became My Family

They Became My Family is a portrait gallery celebrating the diverse communities of the AIDS Clinical Trials Group (ACTG). The ACTG’s Global Community Advisory Board (GCAB)  and Community Scientific Subcommittee (CSS) are exemplars of community engagement in clinical research, and the ACTG’s local CABs provide opportunities for multidirectional communication between the network and the communities it serves. 

Many community members leave the ACTG due to burnout, busy lives, terms ending, or other competing priorities, meaning their voices and experiences risk being lost. They Became My Family is an effort to preserve individuals’ legacies and the rich diversity of the ACTG. 

All current and former ACTG community members are welcome to submit to this gallery.