She is a both a long-term member of the US’ largest Marxist group Democratic Socialists of America and a leading Democratic Party activist.
Bunn received her Bachelor’s degree from the University of Michigan and her law degree from Wayne State University Law School in Detroit. She is a lifetime member of the NAACP and a member and officer of the DSA/Communist Party USA-led Coalition of Labor Union Women (CLUW).
In 2008, Michigan Democratic Party Super Delegates to the Democratic Convention in Denver included Elizabeth Bunn.
When Democratic Socialists of America participated in the U.S. Social Forum on June 22-26 in 2010, in Detroit, Michigan, UAW Secretary-Treasurer Elizabeth Bunn and DSA Honorary Chair and infamous writer/activist Frances Fox Piven were two of the listed DSA speakers.
Bunn has also been supportive of The Justice Caucus, a DSA organized grouping in the Michigan State House, designed to move the Democrats even further to the left.