Bachelor, University of Chicago, 1967; Master of Arts, University of Chicago, 1970.
Director Midwest Academy, Chicago, 1972-1978, Citizen Labor Energy Coalition, Chicago, 1978-1982, State and Local Leadership Project, Chicago, 1982-1985, Citizen Leadership Foundation, Chicago, 1982-1987. Co-director Citizen Action, 1985-1989, president, since 1990. Director Coalition for Democratic Values, Washington, since 1990, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People National Voter Fund, 2000.
Executive director Americans for Financial Reform. President Midwest Academy, Citizen Leadership Foundation.
Daughter of Jerome Sanford and Hazel (Weisband) Tobis. Son of Paul R. Booth, July 2, 1967. Children: Eugene Victor, Daniel Garrison.