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Boycott 51 Fifty Energy Drink – CEO says, I Yam What I Yam

By Rhonda Moore / #TheReal5150 Advocate & Peer / re-printed with permission via @iamanaddictandaliar.wordpress.com If I were to step on your toes, I would apologize, make sure you were okay, and then pay closer attention to where I stepped in the future. Carlos Vieira, CEO of 51 Fifty Energy Drink and founder/president of the Carlos […]

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Boycott 51 Fifty Energy Drink – Meeting Aftermath

(Eve Hinson and Rhonda Moore/#TheReal5150 Advocates) By Rhonda Moore, IamanAddictandLiar.wordpress.com Two days after meeting with the CEO of 51 Fifty Energy Drink, Eve Hinson and I are still a little burned mentally from the experience because of the volume of negative information we have to digest about the company and its related foundation. The company is feeling […]

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51 Fifty CEO Has Face-to-Face With #TheReal5150 Advocates

(Reposted with permission By Rhonda Moore via IamanAddictandLiar.wordpress.com|Rhonda Moore and Eve Hinson in above photo.) Just over two weeks ago, Eve Hinson of quirkybirdwords.wordpress.com, founder of #TheReal5150 awareness campaign, was contacted by Carlos Vieira, the CEO of 51 Fifty Energy Drink, to set up a meeting to “clear up misconceptions.” This afternoon, Eve and I […]

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I am an addict and a liar: Boycott 51 Fifty Energy Drink – Easy Ways to Get Involved

Background 51 Fifty Energy Drink writes on the About page of their website: For ones who might not know, 51FIFTY (5150) is the California Legal Code for ‘a danger to themselves or others.’ The company fails to add the complete wording of the code which includes “and/or gravely disabled.” They use the slogan, “Live the […]

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Boycott: 51Fifty Energy Drink Promotes Mental Illness Stigma

Please show your support to #TheReal5150 by boycotting 51Fifty Energy Drink for promoting stigma of having a mental illness. You can show your support and follow the campaign on Buycott.com.  Encourage retailers to help break the stigma of having a mental illness and discontinue carrying this product until they can create a better name and […]

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Disability Capitol Action Day 2015: Chatted with Assemblyman Patterson about Behavioral Training for Officers

Participated in Disability Capitol Action Day (DCAD) in Sacramento, California on May 20, 2015. This year was the celebration of the 25th year of Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the West Lawn was busy with advocacy, booths, and networking. This day also provides opportunity to talk to legislators (or their representatives) about important issues and bills […]

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The Real 5150: Sacramento Bee Publishes Letter To Editor on Tasteless 51Fifty Energy Drink Name

See the story here.