July 20, 2015

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

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

February 18, 2016

President Barack Obama announces that he will make a trip to Cuba from March 21-22, 2016


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.

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


February 2, 2016

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

July 25, 2015

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

Sonoma, CA