Minor Sinclair joined the Center for Progressive Reform in February 2021 as Executive Director.
Previously, Minor directed Oxfam’s U.S. Domestic Program on economic justice, equality, and workers' rights. Under his leadership, Oxfam mounted responses to major emergencies in Puerto Rico and the Gulf Coast with a focus on climate resiliency and social vulnerability. He co-founded the Equitable Food Initiative, a consortium of major food buyers, growers, farm worker groups, and consumer advocates seeking to improve working conditions and food safety. While at Oxfam, Minor led a team that supported more than 100 community-based and national organizations dedicated to economic, racial, and gender justice. He also helped launch the transnational migration initiative which brought organizations together across Central America, Mexico, and the United States.
Minor helped commission research publications on social vulnerability, food and agriculture, state and federal labor policy and national disaster response. His writing has appeared in the Washington Monthly, the Baltimore Sun, the Philadelphia Enquirer, and the Orlando Sentinel, among others.
Previously, Minor co-founded Oxfam’s program in Cuba and worked for many years on human rights and global issues, including overseas service with the Mennonite Central Committee. He graduated from Davidson College with a degree in International Development and completed an MPA from Harvard Kennedy School.