Serving Canton, OH and
the surrounding Stark County area.

 

This year’s MLK Mayors’ Breakfast was brought to you by these wonderful sponsors.

Dedicated to the promotion of racial harmony
through progressive, systemic change.

Achieving Racial Harmony
Through Community Engagements.

COMMISSION HIGHLIGHTS

MLK COMMISSION SPONSOR TABLE AT ABCD 50TH ANNIVERSARY

The Martin Luther King Jr., Commission has been a long time supporter of ABCD and was pleased to...

KRISTA L. ALLISON RECEIVES MLK LEADERSHIP AWARD

"Where does she find the time?" This was the comment most often made about Krista L. Allison....

MLK COMMISSION SUPPORTS JUDGE IRA G. TURPIN SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS BANQUET

On May 18, 2023 a banquet was held at the Holiday Inn in Belden Village, in memory of Judge Ira G....

30 YEARS AND GROWING

by Amirah Ransom The Greater Canton Martin Luther King, Jr Commission put on its 30th Annual...

WE BELONG HERE

by Amirah Ransom The Greater Canton Martin Luther King, Jr. Commission sponsored a table at the...

THANK YOU 30th ANNUAL MAYORS’BREAKFAST COMMITTEE

The 30th Annual MAYORS' BREAKFAST was made possible by the following individuals: Pastor Walter J....

MLK SCHOLARSHIP ENDOWMENT FUND GROWS

The Greater Canton Martin Luther King, Jr. Commission presented a check to the Stark Community...

LexisNexis HBCU SCHOLARSHIPS

Potential for Scholarships             INV...

“Injustice anywhere is a
threat to justice everywhere.”

▪️WHO ARE WE?

The Commission is a 501(c)(3) volunteer organization consisting of members from the Canton and Stark county areas. Members who represent the area come from all walks of life. They are united by the aims and goals of the Commission and mutual adherence to the spirit and teachings of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

▪️OUR MISSION

The Mission of the Greater Canton Dr. Martin Luther
King, Jr. Commission is to mobilize the community to emulate the philosophy, teachings, practices, and spirit
of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. to promote racial harmony and bring about progressive systemic change.

As a model of diversity, The Commission will:
  •  Celebrate the life and teachings of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
  •  Engage people to resolve racial differences.
  • Remove barriers that inhibit self-determination.
  • Support ideals of peace and justice for all.
  • Equip people with the principles of non-violence as a way of life.

“I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they
will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character.”

GET INVOLVED!

Help us provide scholarships to more students. Your donation in any amount would help to make Dr. King’s dream a reality for more deserving students.
Please donate online or mail your donation directly to the Greater Canton Martin Luther King, Jr. Commission.

Address:
408 Ninth Street SW, Ste. 2110 Canton, OH 44707    Email: info@mlkcommission.org