Adam Jackson is the Chief Executive Officer of Leaders of a Beautiful Struggle. In his role as CEO of LBS, Mr. Jackson is responsible for the management and oversight of the daily operations of the organization and the execution of its mission to “advance the public policy interest of Black people, in Baltimore, through: youth leadership development, political advocacy, and autonomous intellectual innovation.”  

As a West Baltimore native, Mr. Jackson observed how city planning dictates how the City of Baltimore functions politically, economically, and socially.  His academic endeavors have helped to increase his knowledge of how to plan long-term, sustainable strategies that will result in a better quality of life for Baltimore City residents.  

Mr. Jackson’s life mission centers around three pillars: youth development, community engagement, and political organizing.  His volunteer efforts are aimed at connecting young people to public policy and creating transformative change in the city of Baltimore.