Actress/Musician Youth Ambassador, Alexandra Rose Rieger, Begins Literacy Promotion and Documentary

Rieger kicks off Global Literacy Initiative by visiting youth in Shriners Hospital in L.A. and is to be featured in Documentary promoting Global Literacy; a collaborative project that Rieger will continue on her multi city Africa and Europe Tour.
By: Projects 4 A Cause (Style Entertainment)
Teen Actress/Musician and Youth Ambassador Answers Call To Action
Teen Actress/Musician and Youth Ambassador Answers Call To Action
Aug. 1, 2007 - PRLog -- Los Angeles August, 1st 2007 - In a time when our headlines are often plagued by teen celebrities gone awry, it does even the most steely heart good to read about young teen celebrities who clearly choose to live life motivated to make a difference for others.  Such as teen actress/musician and Youth Ambassador, Alexandra Rose Rieger.  Because of her longstanding work with youth both nationally and internationally, she has been invited by U.N. Ambassadors on a multi-city tour to Africa and Europe.  This is a part of her initiative to promote Global Literacy and International Education Development.  Rieger will spearhead a Cross Cultural and collaborative initiative by working with youth in Shriners' Hospital and other talented youths from all over the country.  

The children in the United States will embark upon the first ever project of it's kind; by drawing pictures and children in Africa and Europe will put words to these pictures.   A  short documentary will be made.  Rolf Martin, Executive Producer and Director of the documentary adds "it was imperative for me to relay the efforts of the initiative in it's process.  I want to capture the importance and the uniqueness of the extraordinary efforts of children who care and are reaching out across cultural divides in ways that are significant."   Alexandra will facilitate the transfer of the project.  She will be visiting:

· Luanda, Angola

· Maputo, Mozambique

· Johannesburg and Cape Town , South Africa

· London, England

About Rieger  
Alexandra is a multi-talented actress who was in "Akeelah and the Bee" with Laurence Fishburne and Angela Bassett. She will also be seen in the upcoming movie "Charlie Wilson's War" with Tom Hanks and Julia Roberts. She is also a singer and musician who just released her single "Harmony" that accompanies a book by the same name. Harmony explores the passion of Peace and the Hope of Harmony. As an attendee of Oprah's Legend Ball Premiere, Rieger recognizes that she stands on the shoulders of those who have come before her. Thus in turn she is driven to use her gifts, talents and influence to make a difference and inspire others to do the same.  This same passion comes through her singing as well as she was signed with BMI at age of 14 by Linda Livingston, Senior Director of Film/Television Relations.  She is represented by Talent Agency  WILLIAM MORRIS (Talent/Voiceover), Publicity Firm Sheba Media Group and Managed by STYLE.  

About the Tour
Alexandra will be promoting Educational Development and Literacy by facilitating a book writing project with children at various hospitals and schools in Los Angeles . She will deliver them to the children she will be visiting in Africa and Europe . She will visit Shriner's Children Hospital and will host a "Literacy Group" of Talented and Engaged Youths coming from around the country.  A short documentary will be made capturing highlights of the tour and its preparation. Rieger will also visit various schools, organizations and meet with governmental officials while abroad. She will promote Education and Literacy through speaking engagements and events. These will feature: concerts, donations as well as group projects with various children's organizations, orphanages and charitable groups.  

Rieger as Ambassador:
She is also the Youth Ambassador for 'In A Perfect World' (IAPW), a non-profit organization, which was founded by social entrepreneur Manuela Testolini to inspire and empower children to become compassionate, socially-conscious and responsible leaders. Rieger is also a Member of 'Kids With A Cause™, a world wide charitable organization associated with the Department of Public Information of the United Nations.  Founded by Linda Finnegan, in 1999, Kids With A Cause is comprised of youth and teens from the Entertainment Industry, including Hilary Duff, who use their passion, resources and talent to make a difference for children in need around the world.


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Projects 4 A Cause is the non Profit Arm of Style Entertainment; which seeks to partner with community based organizations and collaborate with likeminded individuals on issues of global relevancy affecting youth world wide.


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