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The 1854 Cycling Company

The 1854 Cycling Company was founded to create 21st Century careers for formerly incarcerated women. The company is named for the year that the Anti-Slavery Society met for the first time, on July 4 in Framingham, marking the start of the abolitionist movement. The company has been featured by Bloomberg, Ebony Magazine, Bicycle Retailer and Industry News, WCVB 5 Boston's 'Chronicle' Show, and various other blogs and podcasts.
A premium electric bicycle & apparel brand that creates living wage jobs targeted towards formerly incarcerated people.

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The 1854 Cycling Company

2018

2018 Finalist Boston

Industry
Sub industry

Transportation & Logistics

Additional Industries
Energy / Clean Tech
Efficiency
Generation
Manufacturing
Poverty Alleviation

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