Day of Action 2017

Iniciativa Comunitaria organised an information stand in the Placita de Santurce, a busy central area in San Juan. As the organisation members engaged the public, artist Adriel López worked on painting a canvas meant to represent the campaign’s ethos, putting people’s dignity to the fore.

Media Coverage: Noticel, 3 July 2017: Abogan por eliminar políticas punitivas contra adictos


Day of Action 2016

Intercambios Puerto Rico and Iniciativa Comunitaria conducted video interviews to educate the community on the need for drug policy reform in different towns.

An educative exhibition was also organised to raise awareness of the effectiveness of safe injection rooms. The exhibition took place from 22nd and 24th June in the Plaza de las Americas of San Juan, the biggest and most visited shopping centre in the city. About 150 people received a guided tour of the exhibition that showed them the different stages of care and support received by people who inject drugs in a safe injection room. For more information, please click here.

Video by Intercambios Puerto Rico released at the occasion of the Day of Action

PR day of action 2016

Media coverage


Day of Action 2014

Iniciativa Comunitaria, Inc. (ICI) organised an action in Milla de Oro, where 13 people who use drugs were scattered across the city to sensitise the public on what it means to use drugs in their daily lives, and to talk to them about harm reduction. All 13 people then gathered to participate in a photo project. ICI also participated in a press conference to talk about the urgent need for drug policy reform.

Media coverage: