After five years of Mexico's bloody, ineffective war on drugs, over half the population feel unsafe in their neighborhoods and activist residents are turning to grassroots art projects to fight the violence. Those with "credentials of blood" are publishing Portraits for Peace , making videos to share stories, and, inspired by street artist JR , putting up huge photographic portraits of victims to put people "in the shoes of the other."
War on Drugs
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Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law
Amnesty International - USA
Drug Policy Alliance
Senator Bernie Sanders