Congresswoman Marcia Fudge

Secretary of Housing and Urban Development

  • Driving mission of her career has been to reduce poverty and address inequality
  • Will be the first woman to lead HUD in more than 40 years and the second Black woman to lead the Department
  • Longtime champion of affordable housing, urban revitalization, infrastructure investment, and other reforms to enhance the safety, prosperity, and sustainability of American communities

Congresswoman Marcia Fudge has represented the 11th Congressional District of Ohio since 2008. As a fierce advocate for solutions to our nation’s most pressing issues, Congresswoman Fudge currently serves on the Committee on House Administration, House Committee on Agriculture, and House Committee on Education and Labor.  She is the Chair of the Committee on House Administration Subcommittee on Elections and Chair of the Committee on Agriculture Subcommittee on Nutrition, Oversight and Department Operations.  

A member of several congressional caucuses, she is also a past Chair of the Congressional Black Caucus. Congresswoman Fudge has served the people of Ohio for more than three decades, beginning with the Cuyahoga County Prosecutor’s Office. She was later elected as the first African American and first female mayor of Warrensville Heights, Ohio.

Congresswoman Fudge earned her bachelor’s degree in business from The Ohio State University and her JD from the Cleveland State University Cleveland-Marshall School of Law.  She is a Past National President of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., and a member of its Greater Cleveland Alumnae Chapter.

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