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Ivory N. Mathews, the new executive director for Home Forward (upper left), addresses the housing crisis during a meeting in Portland this month with President Biden’s Housing Secretary, Marcia Fudge (center, head table), and other local officials, including members of Oregon’s congressional delegation.

Ivory N. Mathews, the new executive director for Home Forward (upper left), addresses the housing crisis during a meeting in Portland this month with President Biden’s Housing Secretary, Marcia Fudge (center, head table), and other local officials, including members of Oregon’s congressional delegation.

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New Leader in Housing Crisis

Ivory Mathews takes helm at Home Forward

For Ivory Mathews, the first Black woman to lead public housing authority Home Forward, the job is a continuation of a lifelong journey from poverty to activism.