Canton’s diverse residents contribute to what makes this community special. One of our goals is to ensure that Canton is a community where everyone receives respect and dignity and has opportunities to actively participate in community life. Developing an awareness and appreciation of differences as well as celebrating what each person brings to Canton can enrich the lives of all residents.
Welcoming and accepting people into the community is the key to Canton preserving its small town atmosphere as it grows. As a community, Canton wants to protect civil liberties and enhance the opportunity for all residents to live and enjoy life. The City of Canton will not tolerate discrimination against any of its residents.
Canton residents enjoy a variety of cultural opportunities. Some opportunities are provided by the City of Canton, while others are provided by citizens or other outside agencies. These cultural opportunities enrich the lives of Canton residents. They make the community a great place in which to live and work.