Cooperatives against the Mafia, Sicily
The rebirth after the Mafia
All is begun 23 May of the 1995 during one celebration in memory of Giovanni Falcone; don Luigi Ciotti and Rita Borsellino, sister of the judge endured killed Paul Borsellino after Falcon in 1992, proposed with a collection of companies a law of popular initiative the 109/96, for use social of the confiscated assets the Mafias. Thanks to this law, the property confiscated from the magistracy and passages to the Federal property come assigned to the common ones of preteens, which can give them in accommodator of use to cooperatives that have for subject associates weak people: disable, former drug addicts, former stopped. Agricultural lands, cassowary, the most expensive villas confiscated the Mafia serve therefore in order to make to reassure and to tear to the gangster’s, unemployment and the drug of the young victims of the same Mafia. A mafia good comes then used in order rehabilitate the young people that they have endured directly or indirectly the social damages provoke to you from the Mafias, through the job. The ant Mafia, that is the fight to the Mafias, is born from the young people and passes through civil engagement and exactly the single job therefore the Sicily and whichever zone of the world interested from the mafia phenomenon will be able to escape to the mafia tentacles and to defeat conspiracy of silence and clienteles. Now to manage the Cooperatives been born after the law of 1996 cue a consortium of the common ones in which the former mafia property, the consortium DEVELOPMENT and LEGALITA fall back all, and comprises Corleone, Saint Giuseppe Jato, Saint Cipirello, Piana degli Albanesi, Monreale, Altofonte, Roccamena. The cooperatives are many, the more important are the House of the Young people of Father Lo Bue to Castelvetrano, the Elios Community to Monreale, the coop. Placid Rizzotto of San Giuseppe Jato and the cooperative Tempio of the Jato Mount to S.Cipirello. Now the fields return you to the civil society a time abandon and unproductive, produce biological oil, wine, grain to you for the paste, fichidindia but also structures for farm holidays with restaurants and receptivity and ecological tourism. All the cooperatives make head to the association against the Mafias 'Libera' of Don Luigi Ciotti.