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.


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.


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.

“Injustice anywhere is a
threat to justice everywhere.”



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

“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.”


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.

408 Ninth Street SW, Ste. 2110 Canton, OH 44707    Email: