We are PAN

Pleasanton Action Network (PAN) is an organization committed to promoting civic participation and reform in Pleasanton. To make these changes a reality, we began this organization to advocate for research-based policy changes. Our hope is to empower current and former PUSD students to actively interact with city government.

Latest Posts

Mental Health Response in Pleasanton, Part 1: Three Names

Mental Health Response in Pleasanton, Part 1: Three Names The Problem Pleasanton has had a difficult history of assisting individuals with mental health emergencies. A wall exists ...

Mental Health Response in Pleasanton, Part 2: Solution

Mental Health Response in Pleasanton, Part 2: a Solution In our previous article on the police and mental health reform in Pleasanton, we explained the need for alternative solution...

Questioning the Value of DARE

The 1980’s birthed the War on Drugs, in which police departments gained power and money as part of a government attempt to curb illegal drug use. Part of this effort included the cre...

Re-evaluating Today's School Resource Officers

April 20, 1999 sparked a new fear in American students and families – the possibility of mass shootings in what were supposed to be safe schools. Within six months of the Columbine ...

Pleasanton Police and Data Transparency

Data transparency is often regarded as the first step to further reform in police departments. While the Pleasanton Police Department is not the worst in making data easily availabl...