The “No to Mafia” movement passed through the Sicilian capital. Starting with the involvement of schools. Over 40 thousand students out on the streets, some coming from Europe and the United States. Also present was the NIAF (National Italian American Foundation), which, alongside the Fulbright commission and the Falcone Foundation, stipulated an agreement for six scholarships to be assigned to Sicilian students wishing to study in America and American students who would want to go study in Sicily. An ambitious project, involving three important institutions with the common goal of promoting research and scientific depth in the field of criminology, as was specified by the president of NIAF, John Viola.