February 25, 2016
Achievements of Supporters, Alumni Highlight Boys Town’s Black History Month Celebration
Boys Town celebrates its rich history of diversity and the achievements and contributions of its African American supporters and alumni.
November 20, 2015
Father Flanagan Never Lost Touch with Hometown Ballymoe
In 1886, Father Edward J. Flanagan was born in Leabeg, County Roscommon, Ireland. He always considered the nearby village of Ballymoe as his hometown.
August 24, 2015
Boys Town Self-Government: Citizenship in Action
Father Flanagan believed active participation in the political process and voting was important so he set up a system of self-government and elections at Boys Town.
May 15, 2015
Remembering the Legacy: The Day Father Flanagan Left a Lasting Impression
Father Flanagan’s life’s work continues to inspire, and impact countless lives through the transformative mission of Boys Town, over 100 years later.