Our Partners

Current Partners

Safe Place for YouthSafe Place for Youth

Safe Place for Youth is a non-profit organization, located in Venice, that works with homeless youth. SPY provides a safe and judgment free environment with many accessible resources intended to assist homeless youth. Whether it be by providing access to baths, a change of clothes, meals, or education and employment programs, SPY provides resources and support in many areas. Satyagraha Alliance volunteers have partnered with SPY and their Education and Employment program. Our volunteers assist and provide guidance with resume building, mock interviews and guidance with education applications. Our volunteers have taken a hands-on approach and are fully invested in doing their part to help participating youths break down barriers.

Downtown Women’s Center

The Downtown Women’s Center (DWC) is currently Los Angeles’ only organization to focus on serving and empowering women experiencing homelessness. The DWC provides 119 units of Permanent Supportive Housing and they serve over 200 women daily through their Day Center. Through their Day Center, DWC is able to provide meals, safe access to facilities, a health clinic, and various workshops to assist and empower women. The Satyagraha Alliance volunteers provide the “Know Your Rights” informational workshop that educates women on their rights as employees, ensuring that at risk women are not exploited and taken advantage of in a workplace setting.

Bet Tzedek

Bet Tzedek is a non-profit organization that serves the Los Angeles County area by providing free legal advice and representation to low income residents. Each year, Bet Tzedek works closely with various pro bono attorneys and volunteers to assist over 40,000 individuals in need. Our experienced attorneys coordinate with Bet Tzedek to assist individuals who have sought help through Safe Place for Youth’s Legal Clinic.

Food Finders

Food Finders is a non-profit organization doing its part to eliminate hunger in Southern California. The non-profit handles food donated by grocery stores, restaurants, and other parties and distributes it directly to shelters and agencies that feed low income individuals. Satyagraha Alliance has partnered with Food Finders through their Food4Kids program. This program is active during the school year and provides nutritious foods to students in low income families that do not have access to regular meals. Our volunteers assist in the preparation of meal kits of nonperishable food items which are then delivered to fifteen different Title 1 designated schools and distributed to low income families during the weekend.


SHARE! stands for Self-Help And Recovery Exchange. SHARE! is a non-profit organization that operates two community self-help support group centers in Los Angeles, California: SHARE! Culver City and SHARE! Downtown. Together, SHARE! Culver City and SHARE! Downtown currently hosts over 100 self-help support group meetings (including 12-step groups) each week. The mission of SHARE! the Self-Help And Recovery Exchange is to help people in Los Angeles pursue personal growth and change. SHARE! empowers people to change their own lives and provides them a loving, safe, non-judgmental place where they can find community, information, and support.

Move for HungerMove for Hunger

We enjoyed a trivia webinar with questions about hunger and food insecurity. Our team had fun while learning about a serious topic. “The Move for Hunger team did an excellent job hosting an informative webinar about the work they do followed by a very fun trivia session that engaged our firm. We are very happy to partner with non-profits like this and support them.” – Sascha Henckell, Executive Assistant at Matern Law Group. Learn more about Move for Hunger trivia sessions!

1% for the Planet1% for the Planet

1% for the Planet was founded on the idea that a company has a responsibility to give back for use of our planet’s resources. It started with that core idea and more than 20 years later, we’re still helping businesses make good on their commitments. Matern Law Group became a member of 1% for the Planet earlier this year and has committed to adopting eco-friendly practices inside and outside the office. Learn more about 1% for the Planet!

A Climate Change with Matt MaternA Climate Change with Matt Matern

A Climate Change with Matt Matern is a weekly radio show and podcast about combating the greatest threat to mankind: climate change. We interview influential innovators, scientists, entrepreneurs, and thought leaders from all over the world in order to form a coalition to save our planet. Our show aims to inform our audience on current environmental issues, while inspiring listeners to take action and create a coalition to save the planet. Learn more about A Climate Change with Matt Matern!

Awakening RecoveryAwakening Recovery

Our recovery home is designed to help those who are willing, but are struggling with resources. By the time a resident graduates from Awakening Recovery they have a job, have identified which graduate they are going to move out with, have confirmed a budget to be self supporting and are in the process of saving money to move out. Learn more about Awakening Recovery >>


SeaTrees is a program of the 501c3 non-profit Sustainable Surf that plants, protects, and restores blue carbon coastal ecosystems around the world to reverse climate change. We develop coastal restoration projects, also known as blue carbon projects, across five ecosystem types: mangrove forests, kelp forests, seagrass meadows, coral reefs, and coastal watersheds. Learn more about SeaTrees >>

The Bay FoundationThe Bay Foundation

The Bay Foundation (TBF) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit environmental group founded in 1990 to restore and enhance Santa Monica Bay and local coastal waters. TBF is staffed by science and policy experts who are passionate about understanding and protecting the Bay and its watershed. This provides many benefits to people and wildlife, supports a strong economy, and improves our quality of life. Learn more about The Bay Foundation >>

Project RegenerationProject Regeneration

Our mission is to bring humanity into alignment with the living world in order to end the climate crisis in one generation. It is a response to the urgency of the climate crisis, a growing set of interlocking initiatives that unlock our collective agency. Learn more about Project Regeneration >>


Plant-for-the-Planet is a global movement to restore forest ecosystems to tackle the climate crisis and biodiversity loss. To do so, we empower young people, restore ecosystems, conduct restoration research, provide free software tools and restoration advice for organizations around the world. Learn more about Plant-for-the-Planet >>

A Sense of HomeA Sense of Home

A Sense of Home strives to prevent homelessness by creating first-ever homes for youth aging out of foster care with donated furniture and home goods. 50% of those struggling with homelessness are former foster youth. The homeless crisis can only end through prevention. Learn more about A Sense of Home >>

Center for Farmworker Families

Center for Farmworker FamiliesThe purpose of the Center for Farmworker Families is to promote awareness about the difficult life circumstances of binational farmworker families while proactively inspiring improvement in binational family life both in the United States and in Mexico. Learn more about the Center for Farmworker Families >>


AltaSeaAltaSea at the Port of Los Angeles is dedicated to accelerating scientific collaboration, advancing an emerging blue economy through business innovation and job creation, and inspiring the next generation, all for a more sustainable, just and equitable world. Learn more about AltaSea >>

Additional Partners

Farm Sanctuary, Friends of Ballona Wetlands, Manhattan Beach Botanical Garden, Verdant Venice, TreePeople, Plant for the Planet, Mychal’s Learning Place, & ECS Charter Schools.