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Foundations & Perspectives

Foundations & Perspectives

AOC grounds crew plants flowers at U.S. Capitol

The Architect of the Capitol magazine, Foundations & Perspectives, highlights the talents of AOC employees that are working behind-the-scenes to ensure the Capitol Campus operates efficiently and effectively.

Teaming Up for Accessibility
After a winter of gray skies and leafless trees, the AOC Capitol Grounds crew never fails to wow visitors and staff with a kaleidoscope of flowers that, come spring, burst into bloom around the Capitol.

Moving Offices - Improving Lives
“You’ve got to shine,” says Tony Blue, a woodcrafter’s helper working for AOC through a partnership with So Others Might Eat (SOME). “That’s what our SOME instructor told us—be on your best, do your best and always try to learn something different.”

 

Read the full Spring 2013 issue of Foundations & Perspectives (pdf).


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Summer 2012 issue (pdf)
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Fall 2011 issue (pdf)
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