June 28, 2016

For the first time in 50 years, an American company operates a hotel in Havana.

February 2, 2016

U.S. Cava Exports hosts first California Wine Symposium in Cuba

March 20, 2016

President Barack Obama makes a historic trip to Cuba.

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.

U.S. Department of the Treasury Frequently Asked Questions: 


Our Mission

August 31, 2016

US Commercial flights take off for Cuba for the first time in half a century.




CBB was established in 2010, with the mission of creating 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.