There is Life After Layoff

Welcome to Season 8 - New Episodes Just for You!

The goal of the show remains committed to bringing you stories of triumph in the face of adversity and the power of personal testimony. However, as we are all embarking on learning how to navigate life in the face of a global pandemic and social/racial injustice, it is important for us to continue to have what might be difficult conversations about issues that have been swept under the rug for far too long. After all, our silence on such issues equals complicity. In addition, now more than ever it is important for us to focus on mental health wellness and living a more healthy and holistic lifestyle. Tune in this season as I strive to brings you guests who are committed to doing the same. Thank you for your committed support. 

Ali Ward

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“Friends, how many of us have them?”

Guest Co-Host Shermaine "Shar" Marshall
Air Date: September 24, 2020 7:00 pm ET
How do you define friendship? What type of friend are you? Join Ali and her special guest Co-host, Shermaine “Shar” Marshall as they have a candid conversation about the definition of friendship and what it means to be a “true” friend.
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Special Tribute Encore Broadcast- Fireside Chat with Civil Rights Icon the late C.T. Vivian

With the late Dr. C.T. Vivian
Air Date: July 1, 2020 12:00 am ET
ENCORE: A memorable fireside chats with the honorable Dr. C.T. Vivian who advised, blessed and enjoyed listening to this network, show, Host Ali and Executive Producer Melinda Davis. Dr. C.T. Vivian passed away on 7/16/2020 at the age of 95. We had the honor to be invited to his home for a “Fireside Chat” with this show, the network’s first show during our kickoff as Atlanta Life Radio. The original episode aired in 2013 and when we were first starting out; who knew that the words he shared with us yesterday would resonate today. Listen and be blessed as we were.
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Celebrating the Class of 2020

With Cereatha Owens-Fontanez, CTO Bridals & Prom Boutique, and Sotonia Sloan, CEO, Love Above All Else Foundation
Air Date: June 9, 2020 7:00 pm ET
Are you the parent of a Class of 2020 graduate? Join Ali and her special guests as we take time to celebrate the accomplishments of our graduating students. Call in and shout out your graduate! #classof2020
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How to Tame Your Brain for Online Learning!

With Dr. Mario Jackson, Educator, CEO of Jackson Educational Consulting Group LLC
Air Date: May 26, 2020 7:00 pm ET
Are you a student who is struggling with how to navigate through the world of online learning? Join Ali and her special guest, Dr. Mario Jackson, CEO of Jackson Educational Consulting Group LLC, as he shares information and tips on How to Tame Your Brain for online learning and make the most of your digital learning experience.
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Testimony Tuesday-We are ALL in this together!

With Host Ali and "You" Our Listeners
Air Date: April 14, 2020 7:00 pm ET
How are you doing during these challenging times? Tune in, call in and join us for a interactive conversation with our special guests-YOU!
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Meet Host Alicia J. Ward

Author, Radio Personality, Entrepreneur

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Alicia Ward is the wife and mother of two adorable children, who resides in Metro Atlanta. She attended and graduated Cum Laude from historically renowned Tuskegee University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration. After graduating from Tuskegee, Alicia pursued her professional career in Atlanta, as a Commercial Production Underwriter. It was while working in this capacity, that Alicia encountered her first experience of a layoff. It was a long and challenging road, to get back on her feet, and one that left her feeling broken and with low self-esteem. Although broken, she was not defeated, and after fighting her way back into viable employment, Alicia gained valuable professional experience throughout a variety of industries.

As life oftentimes repeats itself, Alicia found herself once again apart of a major company layoff from her job of almost fourteen years at a major post-secondary college. However, the difference about this particular layoff was that Alicia felt a PEACE about her layoff and accepted it with a positive outlook.

Understanding that this peace was gift from God, Alicia was divinely inspired to use her layoff experience as an opportunity to discover her calling while she inspires and empowers others to use their gifts and talents to walk in their life purpose. As a result, Alicia’s blog There is Life After Layoff® was born. The success of the blog resulted in her hosting a talk radio show of the same name, which is a representation of her journey and growth through the experience of a layoff. She is also a 2-time published author of the books There is Life After Layoff-Rediscovery and Empowerment Journal, and the collaborative project, If Her Purse Could Talk. Alicia currently serves, as the Vice President of Membership for the Toastmasters International-West Georgia Chapter, Vice President of the PTSA at Hiram High School as well as a motivational speaker and business coach.