Cristino Pinto has a unique background. He was born and raised in Angola, where he worked for the Angolan government before making Long Beach his home in the United States where his goal was to further his education.

While he is currently working as a professor in the art history department at the Los Angeles Trade Technical College and Compton College, Pinto is hoping to add the title of District 6 council member to his resume.

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On this episode of “The Word with Jackie Rae” podcast, we learn how Pinto wants to reduce traffic deaths, address homelessness and give a voice to a drastically underserved community.

To learn more about Pinto, you can visit his website here.