Black History Month
Each Black History Month, voices from across Target come together to help guests and team members celebrate. Throughout the month, our team’s work — including an exclusive product assortment, marketing campaign and team member events — is a reflection of the inclusive experience we strive to create at Target. Target’s exclusive Black History Month collection features apparel, accessories and more, made by and for the Black community. In addition to the Black History Month collection, Target also created Black Beyond Measure, our platform focused on celebrating Black life every day of the year as part of our ongoing commitment to support and uplift the Black community.
African American Business Council
One of seven Diversity and Inclusion Business Councils at Target, the African American Business Council (AABC) supports career development and creates awareness and advocacy to enrich our team’s inclusive culture. Their mission is to elevate the development of Black team members, foster moments of celebration, build a better Target and inspire joy. Members often share insights with our planning teams that help our business, and the group plans events and activities throughout the year to support the team and engage with the community.
Historically Black Colleges & Universities
From their focus on serving first-generation students to their important work helping bridge the academic achievement gap, Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) play a critical role in supporting and developing Black talent. As Target continues our work toward creating joy for all, we believe partnering with HBCUs is essential to ensuring Black guests see themselves represented in our products, stores and teams. And for our Black team members, these partnerships provide opportunities to create meaningful careers by building their networks and resumes.
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Fact Sheet: Target’s Giving to Support Social Justice
In 2020, Target and the Target Foundation committed $10 million and ongoing resources to advance racial equity and social justice, and support rebuilding and recovery efforts in our local communities. The investment supports long-standing partners, and will support new partners in the Minneapolis-St. Paul area and across the country. Our commitment is rooted in listening to, learning from and collaborating with the communities these efforts serve.