Rest in Power Dr. Alice Palmer

We celebrate the life of Dr. Alice Palmer. Alice was a long-time advisor and leader in the Chicagoland Manufacturing Renaissance Council network. She was a champion for our work training young people for careers in manufacturing and believed in its importance as a driver for development.

Mother to MR’s David Robinson, Alice was also an activist, author, educator and politician whose state Senate seat served as the launching pad for the political career of Barack Obama. Read obituary here.