Adam Gottlieb is a musician, poet, teaching-artist and cultural worker from Chicago. He was one of the nominees for the inaugural Poet Laureate of Chicago in 2023. As a youth he was featured in the documentary film Louder Than A Bomb about the poetry slam festival by the same name. He is the leader of the Fusion band Adam Gottlieb and OneLove. He serves as a cantorial soloist for Tzedek Chicago, an international justice-based synagogue based in Chicago, IL. He also works as the 8th grade instructor at the Interfaith Catholic/Jewish Family School of Chicago. He has organized with a wide range of grassroots groups around issues such as housing justice, anti-gentrification, Indigenous sovereignty, education, and police/prison abolition. He also writes on occasion for People’s Tribune.