Membership

BPRS-LA Membership

BPRS-LA focuses on increasing opportunities for career growth and development for African American professionals while fostering diversity throughout the communications industry. Whether you are a working PR practitioner, considering a career move into the profession, or a student interested in the field, BPRS-LA has something for you.

Member Benefits

    1. Access to leading communications executives in the industry
    2. Network at local meetings, luncheons, receptions and programs
    3. Learn of new business and job opportunities
    4. Grow through career development, workshops, and learning opportunities
    1. Receive complimentary admittance and discounts to events
    2. Build mentor/mentee relationships
    3. Advocate for the profession, foster diversity, and inspire future generations
    1. LA Professional Membership

    2. $75

    Applicants should have a full-time, part-time or freelance career in public relations/communications. This includes, but is not limited to, working for either private or public sectors in the following areas: public relations, community relations, corporate communications, digital communications, investor relations, marketing communications, media relations, and public affairs.

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    1. LA Student Membership

    2. $30

    Student applicant should be currently enrolled in an accredited college or university, and have an interest in public relations/communications.

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For more information, please contact membership@bprsla.org.

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Chardae Jenkins

Entrepreneur, The Transparency Agency


Chardae Jenkins is a 25-year-old entrepreneur hailing from Los Angeles, California. After graduating from Cal State Dominguez Hills in 2013 receiving her B.A. in Communications with an emphasis in Public Relations and Advertising, Chardae quickly started working with Hollywood’s top tier film studios on national marketing and publicity campaigns. Chardae started her career with top African-American marketing agency Allied Moxy. Starting off as an intern, Chardae worked her way to  Jr. Publicist leading numerous successful film campaigns such as Straight Outta Compton, Jurassic World and Furious 7, just to name a few. In October 2015, Chardae decided to take a leap of a faith and start her own legacy called The Transparency Agency. The Transparency Agency’s primary focus is building robust and innovative social influencer campaigns while still providing traditional elements of entertainment PR, marketing, and social media to clients. Since its launch, The Transparency Agency has worked on numerous film and talent projects such as Hollywood Unlocked Uncensored, DJ Hed of Real 92.3, Ride Along 2, Secret Life of Pets and the latest Jason Bourne installment. Chardae’s ultimate goal is to create the world’s largest multicultural MCN and provide profitable opportunities to content creators of color. 

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