2012 Create Change Fellow
Mary Jeys is a multi-media artist and activist. She founded the Brooklyn Torch Project, a local currency initiative for North Brooklyn in 2009 after receiving a small community grant from FEAST. The Brooklyn Torch Project has been featured in numerous media outlets including CNN, WNYC, NY Daily News, American Banker, and MSN Money. Her work has been exhibited in Brooklyn, NY; Jersey City, NJ; Austin, TX; and Dublin, Ireland.