WESST In the News

Silver LEED Certification With the Use of Indoor Plants

Read about how WESST earned Silver LEED certification (a third party rating system offered through the U.S. Green Building Council) for its use of indoor plants as a unique air filtration system.

WESST receives $15,000 IDA Grant from Allstate Foundation

The Allstate Foundation awarded a $15,000 IDA Grant to help WESST continue its financial literacy and IDA program that benefits low income residence of New Mexico.

WESST Receives Best Places to Work Recognition

WESST was among the companies honored by the New Mexico Business Weekly for creating enjoyable workplaces and satisfied employees at its annual “Best Places to Work” awards breakfast.

WESST Executive Director Agnes Noonan Honored as Top Performing CEO

WESST Executive Director, Agnes Noonan was honored as a Top Performing CEO by the New Mexico Business Weekly, in the category of "Business Advocacy Nonprofit."

WESST Lands $55K Distance Learning Grant

Residents in rural areas of New Mexico will be able to access WESST’s business training programs more easily, thanks to a grant from The Aspen Foundation.

WESST Receives $800,000 For Its Small Business Incubator

WESST has landed an $800,000 federal grant for its new business incubator in Albuquerque. It will allow WESST to complete the east wing of the incubator and expand the digital media studio in the facility.

WESST Employee/Client Gets Invited to the Green Inaugural Ball

Nancy Judd’s latest ‘trashion’ couture collection, “Campaign for Change,” which was fashioned from discarded Obama campaign materials, has caught the eye of environmentalists, who plan to showcase her clothing at the Green Inaugural Ball.