Michigan Climate Action Summit

Thursday February 21st, Grand Rapids Michigan

Building Power: How to Grow Our Movement

A breakout Panel Discussion focused on Faith, Youth & Labor with Leah Wiste, Rachel Marco-Havens and Frank Huston moderated by Seth Bernard




Friday, November 9, 2018 at 7pm–SUNY Orange Cultural Affairs presents AWAKE, A Dream From Standing Rock, 

a documentary film about the Water Protectors’ 2016 call to stop an oil pipeline coming through their Indigenous homelands.

Introduction by award-winning filmmaker James Spione and panel discussion to follow in the OBTC Great Room 101 at Kaplan Hall, Newburgh.


Earthwork Harvest Gathering

Earthwork Harvest Gathering is an inspirational, annual gathering of creative people celebrating social, environmental, civic and spirit driven justice. As part of an incredible line up of musical, collectivity and collaboration, Rachel made the following offerings:

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Panel Discussion on Colonialism and Cultural Appropriation—Friday @ 4:00, Cedar Stage


Panel Discussion on Water Rights and Protection—Sunday @ 10:00 am with Holly T. Bird, Deb HansenRachel Marco-HavensChris Good


Workshop/Circle Facilitation — Cutting the Cords Of Old and Tying New Cords Of Connection—Sunday @ Noon in the Women’s Tent facilitated by Rachel Marco-Havens


THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2018 at 7:00pm
Humanities Theater — SUNY Purchase

A screening of AWAKE, followed by a panel moderated by Artist and Advocate, Rachel Marco-Havens. Directors, Myron Dewey and James Spione, close out the evening, with a lively discussion. Sachem HawkStorm (Schaghticoke First Nations) joins.



Victoria Woodhull: Phoenix Rising —Courageous Voices Roundtable

Robbins Hunter Museum  221 East Broadway, Granville, Ohio

This is the first event of a 3 year program to celebrate Victoria Woodhull: Phoenix Rising. 

Rachel was joined by Carol Apacki, Licking County Concerned Citizens for Health and Environment; Rita Kipp, League of Women Voters; and Ceciel Shaw, Strong Voices Rising.

February 7th, 2018 at 6:30 PM
Denison University, Granville Ohio
Rachel Marco-Havens, Denison faculty and local activists, lead an Activist Workshop focused on how to effectively and efficiently engage as grassroots organizers and activists on the local, state, and national scale. 



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Earthwork Harvest Gathering—Lake City Michigan

Rachel joined Lee Sprague and several other people on a panel discussion in the Barn, to discuss decolonization Lee facilitated a continuation at Maddy’s Circle.


Awake- A Dream from Standing Rock

Ossining Documentary & Discussion Series Thursday, September 14, 2017 at 7:30PM

Discussion with Water Protectors, Ramapough Lenape Chief, Dwaine Perry, Filmmaker, James Spione,  Ramapough Lenape Nation member Owl, Ojibwe author, educator Shannon Rothenberger Flynn and Community Activator Rachel Marco Havens.


Indigenous Rights and Water

March 6 2017 02:00 PM – 05:00 PM

William Paterson University Anthropology Department

This event provides an opportunity to learn, discuss, and create future collaborations around environment and water and social justice issues for Native American communities, locally and beyond. Guest speakers Chief Dwaine Perry of the local Ramapough Lunaape Nation and Rachel Marco-Havens (Community Organizer) will share their knowledge and perspectives on the struggles to protect water and stop gas pipelines in Ringwood, New Jersey, and the Dakotas, and suggest ways to participate in their struggles to protect water as indigenous peoples or as allies.


Sister Giant—Featuring Keynote by Senator Bernie Sanders

On February 2-4, 2017, Marianne Williamson partnered with Derrick Harkins, Vice President of Union Theological Seminary, to host The SISTER GIANT conference in Washington DC

and via Livestream — where we explored the intersections of spirituality and politics. Marianne, Senator Bernie Sanders, and a host of experts speaking on the most critical spiritual and political issues of our day.

It was an honor to join Karenna Gore and an incredible line-up of change makers. Center For Earth Ethics shared my contribution watch it HERE.


The Hudson: A River At Risk – Rosendale Theatre

January 4, 2017 @ 7:15 pm

Jon Bowermaster, Manna Jo Greene, the Environmental Action Director of Hudson River Sloop Clearwater, Rachel Marco-Havens joins and other community activists for a post-screening discussion of  the film series, The Hudson: A River at Risk at the Rosendale Theater


From The Hudson River To Standing Rock
December 19th, 2016
Boughton Place, Hughland, NY
An evening of prayer and conversation on the protection of our waters from here in the Hudson Valley to Standing Rock and Beyond. You can watch some of the video Here.

Pure Flow: An Evening of Sacred Water Consciousness

Friday, November 11, 2016 at 7:00 pm
Join Bethany Yarrow, Rufus Capadocia, Davidica Little Spotted Horse and Rachel Marco-Havens for a celebration of our sacred waters, to raise consciousness about how fossil fuels are threatening our waters, and to raise funds to support the indigenous youth at Standing Rock.




This month we have three guests, Emily James, Shane Butler, and Rachel Marco-Havens (Patti Smith and Mr. Patrick shared on this evening as well). Enjoy story telling by Talkingstick founders, Master Lee and Mr. Patrick, and educated explanations of the chosen works by the Rubin Museum’s tour guides. Hope to see you there! 8:30pm, and as always, meet in the lobby at the bottom of the stairs! 🙂

Some photos can be seen HERE.

April 8th, 2015 at The Greene Space

WNYC’s Spinning On Air joins Pathway to Paris to present “Spinning On Earth”, an evening of music and discussion around climate change. Host David Garland welcomes poet Anne Waldman; singer, writer and poet Patti Smith; executive director of May Boeve; Rachel Marco-Havens was fortunate to read, accompanied by composer Jesse Paris Smith and cellist Rebecca Foon.

This concert was originally webcast at 7pm Wednesday April 8th 2015 you can watch it HERE