City and county leaders are facing unique personal stressors while responding to the COVID-19 pandemic. NLC and the American Psychological Association hosted a tele-town hall to hear from two CEOs and leaders with decades of experience in local governing and mental well-being to offer their insight into why self-care is important for effective leadership. 


  • Clarence  E. Anthony, CEO and Executive Director, National League of Cities and former mayor of South Bay, Florida  

  • Arthur C. Evans, PhD, CEO of the American Psychological Association and former commissioner of Philadelphia’s Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual Disability Services.   

Moderator: Lindsey Horvath, Mayor, West Hollywood, CA  


Taking Care of Yourself: Self-Care Strategies for Effective Leadership During COVID-19

Thursday, May 28th

1:00 PM ET – 2:00 PM ET

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