Welcome to The Greater Canton Martin Luther King, Jr. Commission

Welcome to The Greater Canton Martin Luther King, Jr. Commission

Welcome to The Greater Canton Martin Luther King, Jr. Commission Welcome to The Greater Canton Martin Luther King, Jr. Commission Welcome to The Greater Canton Martin Luther King, Jr. Commission

About Us

MISSION STATEMENT

THE GREATER CANTON MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. COMMISSION


The Commission is a 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 a mutual adherence to the spirit and teachings of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.


MISSION STATEMENT

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 teaching 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.

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"Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere."

"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."

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The Greater Canton MLK, Jr. Commission

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

330-437-3708 ext. 1708

Hours

Mon

09:00 am – 05:00 pm

Tue

09:00 am – 05:00 pm

Wed

09:00 am – 05:00 pm

Thu

09:00 am – 05:00 pm

Fri

09:00 am – 05:00 pm

Sat

Closed

Sun

Closed

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