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Minor Sinclair

Executive Director

202.747.0698 ext. 1

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.

Contact Information:
202.747.0698 ext. 1

Blog Posts from Minor Sinclair

Wetlands Landscape Minor Sinclair | May 11, 2023 In Upcoming Fishing Case, High Court Could Reel in Entire Administrative State Minor Sinclair | April 26, 2023 Welcoming Five Prominent Academics to the Center for Progressive Reform Minor Sinclair | March 6, 2023 Center Taps Three New Board Members as Country Faces Unprecedented Challenges