Gervais Lakosso is an artist and civil society leader in the Central African Republic. He is the coordinator for the Civil Society Working Group on the Central African Crisis (GTSC). Alexandra Lamarche is Refugees International’s Senior Advocate for West and Central Africa, where her work focuses on conflict and displacement crises. Follow her on Twitter at @AlyLamb. John Lechner is a freelance journalist and graduate student at Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service. Follow him on Twitter at @JohnLechner1.