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Pathways 2020 facilitates a number of community projects. Recent and current projects include:

Cowlitz On The Move: Cowlitz Trail Maps (2009)

This recently published trail map is a product of Cowlitz On The Move and provides suggestions for 16 local trails to walk, and in some cases, bicycle, to entice people to enjoy outdoor recreation.

2009 Cowlitz County Trail Map.pdf938.07 KB

2008 Cowlitz County Community Report Card

The Community Report Card is a series produced biennially through Pathways 2020 and used by the community to assess itself while on the path to its 2020 goals. The report card provides a means to celebrate our successes and improvements of community trends. It also points out the challenges we face and provides a platform for a community call to action.

Scenario Planning for Workforce Development Report (2003)

In the years 2001 and 2002, Pathways 2020, the Cowlitz Economic Development Council and other business and community organizations sponsored a project to look at possible futures for Cowlitz County. A team of community volunteers met with numerous organizations and individuals to solicit their insights, premonitions, assumptions, suspicions and visions of the future. Scenarios were developed based on this input and the complete report is offered below in sections. 

Preface - Scenario Planning.pdf709.19 KB
Scenario Planning - Participants.pdf480.91 KB
Summary - Scenario Planning.pdf2.97 MB
Scenario Planning - Victimized.pdf3.07 MB
Scenario Planning - Legacy.pdf4.03 MB
Scenario Planning - Destiny.pdf2.44 MB

Grant Services

Pathways 2020 assists its partners and other community non-profits and coalitions with grant writing services. Successful grant writing has secured funding for new community projects, including:

  • Drug Free Communities Grant programs for Cowlitz Substance Abuse Coalition and Longview’s Drug Free Communities program
  • Oral Health Initiative for Head Start
  • ABCD Dental Program for the Cowlitz County Health Department
  • Support for healthy eating and active living activities through Cowlitz On The Move

2011 Low-Income Consumer Survey

In 2011 social service agencies in Cowlitz and Wahkiakum Counties cooperated in a study of the needs of low-income people in order to plan new an effective programs.

2011 Low-Income Consumer Survey.pdf174.6 KB

2012 Head Start Community Assessment

The Community Assessment is the first step in the Head Start/Early Head Start/ ECEAP strategic planning for the coming year. Eventually, the work from the community assessment will be reflected in the grant applications and program plans. The community assessment helps us to recruit those children with the greatest need. 

FINAL 2012 Head Start CommunityAssessmentUpdate.pdf2.26 MB

Community Champions Award Recipients 2016

June 22nd 2016 the Community Champions were awarded and recognized. Here are the names of the recipients as well as the rest of the nominees.

Community Champions 2016.pdf470.65 KB