Community Link Newsletter


Community Link Newsletter

January 28, 2022 | Edition 55

Welcome to the Community Link Newsletter

Our weekly newsletter aims to keep residents and businesses connected to us and all that is going on in and throughout the City. You can connect with us and learn more about our community, cultural events and celebrations, and news of interest by reading this newsletter, visiting our website at, and following us on our social media channels listed at the bottom of this email. We look forward to connecting with you. 

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee

Serve on our Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee

Join the City's Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Committee by applying for one of two open at-large appointments.

After the City Council voted in December to convert the ad-hoc DEI Committee to a standing committee with expanded roles and abilities, positions are now open to serve. Members provide input on the needs of the community to help ensure that every person living and working within the City is treated with fairness and has access to equitable services and opportunities.

Learn more about our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion and apply to serve at


Join Our Team!

Join Our Team

The City of Irvine is looking for highly talented and qualified candidates to join our team.

If you enjoy working in a challenging and innovative work environment, and want to make a difference in the community, we encourage you to visit to view available full and part-time career opportunities.

Apply today, and find out why Irvine was named one of the Top Workplaces in Orange County by The Orange County Register!

Bedding Drive

Irvine 2/11 Marine Bedding Drive

Help support Irvine’s adopted 2/11 Marine Battalion by donating bedding for the barracks. The 2/11 Marine Adoption Committee is holding a Bedding Drive and will accept new, unused twin sheet sets, twin blankets, and pillow cases, February 1-28.
Donations can be dropped off at:

  • Irvine Civic Center, Monday–Friday, 9 a.m.–5 p.m.
  • Great Park Visitors Center, daily, 11 a.m.–7 p.m.

You can also make a monetary donation or donate via Amazon Smile. To learn more about the Bedding Drive and how you can support the 2/11 Marine Battalion all year, visit

Fair Housing Workshop

Fair Housing Workshop

The City of Irvine and the Fair Housing Foundation are hosting a free virtual workshop Tuesday, February 8, from 1:30 to 3 p.m.

The Fair Housing Foundation, a nonprofit partner dedicated to eliminating housing discrimination and promoting equal access to housing, will share information including but not limited to:

  • COVID-19
  • New state and federal housing laws
  • Eviction processes
  • Rent increases
  • Housing discrimination

This workshop is intended for tenants, landlords, property managers, and other interested parties. You must register to participate in the meeting. For more information or to RSVP, call 1-800-446-3247.


Holocaust Remembrance Day

January 27 was International Holocaust Remembrance Day. 


This day is the anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau and honors the 6 million Jewish victims of the Holocaust and millions of other victims of Nazism.


The theme guiding the United Nations Holocaust remembrance and education is “Memory, Dignity, and Justice.” 

Americans and the Holocaust exhibition will be on display at UCI Library from February 2 to March 9. This traveling exhibition examines the motives, pressures, and fears that shaped Americans' responses to Nazism, war, and genocide in Europe during the 1930s and 1940s. Learn more at


Upcoming Meetings & Events 

February 1 | 5:30 p.m.

Transportation Commission


February 1 | 6 p.m.
 Irvine Residents with Disabilities Advisory Board

February 3 | 5:30 p.m.

Planning Commission

View the City Calendar 

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