​July 20, 2015

U.S. and Cuba re-establish diplomatic relations and reopen embassies. 



CBB was established in 2010, with the mission of create lasting, positive change in the lives of children and families that have experienced physical and economic
hardships by connecting communities
and inspiring a passion to seek change.

Californians Building Bridges was granted tax exempt status from federal income tax under section 501 (c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code on March 27, 2012.

Our Mission

July 2, 2015

President Barack Obama announces U.S. embassy will open in Havana and Cuban embassy will open in Washington D.C. on July 20, 2015

June, 2015

Cindy Testa McCullagh and Luanne Morikawa join CBB Board of Directors

Californians Building Bridges (CBB) is a 501 c (3) organization that supports people-to-people cultural, humanitarian and entrepreneurial exchange between the people of Cuba and California.

This program was designed to create a deeper understanding of both American
and Cuban culture, to promote their
shared values and dreams for an economically prosperous future for Cuba, and foster an open-minded relationship between our countries, within the confines of our governments’ limitations.

July 25, 2015

CBB Presents Carlos Varela in Concert - Weill Hall, Green Music Center

Sonoma, CA