Mohit Mookim (they/them) was raised in a big South Asian immigrant family on Lenape land in New Jersey and has lived on Ohlone land in the Bay Area for the last decade.
Mohit joined the Law Center in September 2023 after learning so much from the organization throughout law school—about how the legal profession causes harm and needs healing, about how to model democratic and liberatory practices in a workplace, and how to struggle for land and wealth redistribution. Mohit strives to oppose settler colonialism in all its forms: whether it’s lithium mining in the Atacama, land grabs on Turtle Island, or ethnic cleansing in Palestine. In that vein, they support the Law Center’s land stewardship and energy democracy projects, while maintaining an eye towards international solidarity. As part of their wealth redistribution work, Mohit co-leads the Redistribution Law project, which advises funders on how to better cede assets and control to transformative projects.
Mohit also organizes with Resource Generation and serves on the Advisory Board of GrowHouse NYC. They enjoy taking BIPOC-led yoga classes, cooking vegan food for friends, learning to tend to plants, and playing queer basketball. They went to Stanford University for both law school and undergrad.