Andrew Boyd is a New York author, humorist and longtime veteran of creative campaigns for social change. He led the decade-long satirical media campaign “Billionaires for Bush,” co-founded the Other 98%, and is currently coeditor and Wrangler-in-Chief of Beautiful Trouble. His current book project is I Want a Better Catastrophe: Hope, Hopelessness and Climate Reality, he maps out the emotional and existential dimension of our climate predicament.
Journalist and memoirist Katy Butler is a well-known spokesperson of a national movement to reform the medical response to death and dying. Her first book, Knocking on Heaven’s Door: The Path to a Better Way of Death was a New York Times Notable Book of 2013. Her project is a second book, A Good End of Life, a practical guide to navigating medicine for gravely ill people and their caregivers. She lives in Mill Valley, California.
Mary DeMocker uses creative disruption to fight for a livable planet. As co-founder and creative director of 350 Eugene, she leads public art projects and protests in collaboration with families, attorneys and schools. Her writing has appeared in many publications, including The Sun and EcoWatch. She is working on Once Upon a Time We Saved the World: 100 Ways Parents Can Stop Climate Bullies, Build Healthy Communities and Have a Blast.
Congratulations to our 2016 Marion Weber Healing Arts Fellows!